H.R. 5742: Uniting Families Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jul 12, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 12, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 12, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ron Kind

Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the admission of certain sons and daughters of citizens of the United States, which citizens served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States abroad, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Jul 12, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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