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H.R. 2821: American Promise Act of 2019

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To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain nationals of certain countries designated for temporary protected status or deferred enforced departure, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nydia Velázquez

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 30, 2019
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 22, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 22, 2019.

Prognosis
38% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

District Connection - 6/3/2019
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7] on Jun 3, 2019

Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of Dream and Promise Act Provisions
    — Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA40] on May 22, 2019

Mucarsel-Powell Statements on Critical Immigration and Venezuelan Assistance Legislation Passing House and Senate Committees
    — Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL26] on May 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2821 will add $8.8 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

May 17, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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May 30, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2821 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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