H. R. 5503
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 16, 2016
Mr. Veasey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit institutions of higher education from denying students admission on the basis of immigration or naturalization status.
This Act may be cited as the
American Dream Promise Act.
Prohibition on denial of admission due to immigration or naturalization status
Section 487(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
The institution will not deny a student admission at such institution on the basis of the student’s immigration or naturalization status.