About the bill
This bill would make sweeping changes to laws governing legal and illegal immigration. For legal immigration, it would end the diversity program and chain migration by eliminating the visa lottery green card program and green card programs for relatives other than spouses and minor children. And it would increase immigration levels for skilled workers and creates an agricultural guest worker program.
The bill also would authorize construction of a border wall, add 5,000 Border Patrol Agents and 5,000 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers, and allow the National Guard to provide aviation and intelligence support for border security operations.
The bill also would mandate E-Verify to ensure employers are only hiring legal workers.
It would authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withhold law enforcement grants from sanctuary cities and …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2018
Length: 414 pages
What legislators are saying
“McKinley: Partisan Politics Sink Immigration Reform”
— Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1, 2011-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2018
Jan 10, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 21, 2018
A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.
H.R. 4760 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4760. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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