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H.R. 391 (115th): Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017

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To modify the treatment of unaccompanied alien children who are in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jason Chaffetz

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Jan 10, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Chaffetz Introduces Common-Sense Immigration Reforms
    — Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Jan 10, 2017

Congressman Nadler: Republican Bill Would Leave Asylum Seekers and Refugees Stateless and in Legal Purgatory
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on Jul 26, 2017

Goodlatte Applauds President Trumps Commitment to Immigration Enforcement & Border Security
    — Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] on Aug 22, 2017

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History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 391 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 391. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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