To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a skills-based immigration points system, to focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to set a limit on the number of refugees admitted annually to the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
Length: 44 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on September 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Smith Introduces Immigration in the National Interest Act”
— Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21, 1987-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2017
“Barletta Releases Statement on New York City Terror Attack”
— Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2017
“Congressman Rooney Statement on use of National Guard for Border Security”
— Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 5, 2018
Jun 22, 1995
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1915 (104th).
Sep 14, 2017
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H.R. 3775 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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