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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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27 Cosponsors (22 Republicans, 5 Democrats)
Apr 23, 2015
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Jan 3, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 60 (115th).
H.R. 1989 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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