To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the annual numerical limitation on U visas, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant work authorization to aliens with a pending application for nonimmigrant status under subparagraph (U) or (T) of section 101(a)(15) of such Act, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2018
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“U.S. Representatives Panetta and Jayapal Introduce Immigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act”
— Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Sponsor) on Feb 20, 2018
Feb 15, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 12, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4319.
H.R. 5058 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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