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H.R. 887: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend honorary citizenship to otherwise qualified noncitizens who enlisted in the Philippines and died while serving on active duty with the United States Armed Forces during certain periods of hostilities, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Walter Jones Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Feb 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 12, 2018

This bill passed in the House on December 12, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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Dec 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 887 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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