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H.R. 5065: Protecting Our Communities from Gang Violence Act of 2018

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that individuals who naturalized under title III of that Act, who are affiliated with a criminal gang, are subject to revocation of citizenship, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lee Zeldin

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2018
Length: 8 pages

Feb 15, 2018


Introduced on Feb 15, 2018

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13% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 15, 2018

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 5065 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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