New Cosponsor — Jun 20, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Robert Brady [D-PA1]
The bill now has 69 cosponsors (69 Democrats).
Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 56 pages
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 717 — 113th Congress: Reuniting Families Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr717
“H.R. 717 — 113th Congress: Reuniting Families Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. August 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr717>
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