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H.R. 5503 (114th): American Dream Promise Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 16, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5503

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 16, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

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.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the American Dream Promise Act.

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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:

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The institution will not deny a student admission at such institution on the basis of the student’s immigration or naturalization status.

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