About the bill
H.R. 6136 enhances enforcement of existing immigration law, closes immigration enforcement loopholes, ends the catch and release policy, provides $25 billion in funding to secure the border, provides a legislative solution for the current beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and establishes a new merit-based visa program. Specific provisions of the bill include:
Division A – Border Enforcement
Title I: Border Security
Title I strengthens the requirements for barriers along the southern border by requiring the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to improve physical ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2018
Length: 299 pages
Jun 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Failed House on Jun 27, 2018
This bill failed in the House on June 27, 2018.
Jun 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 27, 2018
A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.
H.R. 6136 is 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.
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