H.R. 5253: Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act

Introduced:

May 16, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jun 8, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 8, 2016.

Sponsor:

Will Hurd

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve visa security, visa applicant vetting, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 16, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jun 8, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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