To amend section 240A of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for cancellation of removal and temporary resident status for certain parents of citizens of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2020
Length: 20 pages
What legislators are saying
“Rush Introduces Legislation To Stop Family Separations”
— Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] (Sponsor) on Oct 13, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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Feb 26, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1435.
H.R. 8585 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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