To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2017
Length: 21 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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157 Cosponsors (157 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. John Lewis Bill Prohibits Discrimination Against DREAMers Seeking a College Education”
— Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5, 1987-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 26, 2018
“Polis champions bipartisan compromise for dreamers”
— Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 16, 2018
“Delaney Statement on the Trump Administration Ending DACA”
— Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 5, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
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H.R. 3591 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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