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H.R. 4253 (115th): American Promise Act of 2017

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To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for certain protections for aliens granted temporary protected status or deferred enforced departure, and for other purposes.

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Nydia Velázquez

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2017
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Nov 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Cicilline Statement on Trump Ending Immigration Protections for Liberians
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 28, 2018

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Urges a Reversal of the Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Hondurans Living in the United States
    — Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Co-sponsor) on May 7, 2018

Rosen statement on immigrant heritage month
    — Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2018

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History

Nov 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4253 (115th) was 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.

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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