A bill to provide a process for granting lawful permanent resident status to aliens from certain countries who meet specified eligibility requirements, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 17 pages
What legislators are saying
“Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Warren, Durbin, and Colleagues Press President Trump to Automatically Extend Work Authorizations for DACA & TPS Recipients”
— Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 15, 2020
Mar 26, 2019
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S. 879 (116th) was 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. 879. 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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