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H.R. 4933 (115th): Fair TPS Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 5, 2018 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4933

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 5, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement the policy changes in the notices terminating temporary status for natives of Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title and findings

(a)

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fair TPS Act.

(b)

Findings

Congress finds the following:

(1)

President Donald J. Trump has, on multiple occasions, disparaged and demeaned people of color.

(2)

President Donald J. Trump has attempted to ban from entering the United States immigrants from certain countries, seemingly based on race and religion.

(3)

President Donald J. Trump has referred to immigrants of color as coming from shithole countries.

(4)

Such statements and actions degrade and disregard both the letter and the spirit of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution.

2.

No funds available

(a)

Nicaragua

No funds or resources may be used to implement (including through the issuance of any regulations) any of the policy changes set forth in the notice entitled Termination of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status, published at 82 Fed. Reg. 59636 (December 15, 2017).

(b)

Haiti

No funds or resources may be used to implement (including through the issuance of any regulations) any of the policy changes set forth in the notice entitled Termination of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status, published at 83 Fed. Reg. 2648 (January 18, 2018).

(c)

El Salvador

No funds or resources may be used to implement (including through the issuance of any regulations) any of the policy changes set forth in the notice entitled Termination of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status, published at 83 Fed. Reg. 2654 (January 18, 2018).