H.R. 1989: ENLIST Act

To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the enlistment in the Armed Forces of certain aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States and were younger than 15 years of age when they initially entered the United States, but who are otherwise qualified for enlistment, and to provide a mechanism by which such aliens, by reason of their honorable service in the Armed Forces, may be lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.

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Apr 23, 2015


Referred to Committee on Apr 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jeff Denham

Representative for California's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
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Apr 23, 2015

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