About the bill
H.R. 6580 allows the immediate relatives of first responders who die as a result of injury or illness that occurs in the line of duty to continue to process their immigration application in a timely manner despite the death of their loved one.
Under current law, surviving family members of first responders who have pending immigration applications are required to meet certain lengths of time for residency in the United States prior to naturalizing. This legislation would provide the same courtesy, waiving the residency requirements, that is given to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
Jul 26, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 25, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 29, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2378.
H.R. 6580 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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