To prohibit discrimination in higher education against certain undocumented students on the basis of immigration status, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2019
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Lewis: Still More Work to Do for Dreamers and Immigrants”
— Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5, 1987-2020] (Sponsor) on Jun 18, 2020
“Rep. Cisneros Statement on the Introduction of the Dream and Promise Act of 2019”
— Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39, 2019-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 13, 2019
Jul 25, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6525 (115th).
Feb 15, 2019
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H.R. 1298 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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