To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that immigration status alone does not disqualify a parent, legal guardian, or relative from being a placement for a foster child, to authorize discretion to a State, county, or other political subdivision of a State to delay filing for termination of parental rights in foster care cases in which an otherwise fit and willing parent or legal guardian has been deported or is involved in (including detention pursuant to) an immigration proceeding, unless certain conditions have been met, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“DeGette Supports Resolution Condemning Child-Family Separation at the Border”
— Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2018
“Rep. Titus Statement on Vote on GOP Immigration Bill”
— Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2018
“Rep. Titus Releases Statement on Introduction of Keep Families Together Act”
— Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2018
Jul 13, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6128 (112th).
Jun 28, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2604 (113th).
Mar 26, 2018
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H.R. 5414 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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