H.R. 15 (113th): Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act


Oct 2, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Garcia

Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act - States that passage of this Act recognizes that the primary tenets of its success depend on securing U.S. sovereignty and establishing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 2, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


200 cosponsors (197D, 3R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 2781 (Related)
Student Visa Integrity Act

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Last Action: Sep 9, 2014

S. 2561 (Related)
Human Smuggling Prevention Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2014

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