To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission or entry to the United States, or other immigration benefits, because of the alien's religion, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Schakowsky Statement on the one-year anniversary of President Trump's Muslim Ban”
— Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 27, 2018
May 12, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5207 (114th).
Feb 3, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 16, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 590.
H.R. 852 (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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