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H.R. 3440: Dream Act of 2017

About the bill

After the Trump Administration announced the end to an executive branch program that has protected up to 800,000 undocumented immigrants since 2012, Democrats and Republicans have introduced several bills in Congress, each of which would provide a path to documented and legal residence.


President Trump announced in early September that he would rescind an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in six months, unless Congress acted to give it a legislative basis.

The program, instituted by a 2012 executive order, allowed the children of undocumented ...

Sponsor and status

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2017
Length: 36 pages

Jul 26, 2017


Introduced on Jul 26, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 26, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jul 26, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 3440 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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