S. 296 (113th): Uniting American Families Act of 2013

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate discrimination in the immigration laws by permitting permanent partners of United States citizens and lawful permanent residents to obtain lawful permanent resident status in the same manner as spouses of citizens and lawful permanent residents and to penalize immigration fraud in connection with permanent partnerships.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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