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S. 1123: National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act

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A bill to transfer and limit Executive Branch authority to suspend or restrict the entry of a class of aliens.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Apr 10, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 10, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 10, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Feinstein, Blumenthal, Colleagues Call for Commitment to Refugee Resettlement
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 28, 2020

On Third Anniversary of President Trumps Travel Ban, Senator Murray Calls for a National Commitment to Refugee Resettlement
    — Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 28, 2020

Rep. Chu and Sen. Coons Condemn Expansion of Trumps Muslim Ban
    — Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] on Jan 31, 2020

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Apr 10, 2019

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S. 1123 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1123. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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