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H.R. 2626: Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act

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.

Sponsor and status

Will Hurd

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Length: 10 pages

May 24, 2017


Ordered Reported on Jul 26, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 26, 2017.


25% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 24, 2017

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Jul 26, 2017
Ordered Reported

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

Aug 8, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 2626 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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