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H.R. 8585 (116th): American Right to Family Act

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Bobby Rush

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2020
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Oct 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 13, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

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History

Oct 13, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 8585 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8585. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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