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S. 1095: American Dream Employment Act of 2019

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About the bill

Should children of undocumented immigrants be allowed to work for members of Congress?

Context

Under current law, employment in the U.S. Senate or House — such as policy aides or research assistants — are only for U.S. citizens.

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established in 2012, allows children of undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country under a certain age to receive work permits as adults. However, the ban on such individuals working in the U.S. Senate or House remains.

For example, one freshman member ...

Sponsor and status

Kamala Harris

Sponsor. Junior Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 9, 2019
Status

Introduced on Apr 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 9, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

Apr 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1095 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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