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H.R. 1333: National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act

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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

Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021
Length: 11 pages
Feb 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 21, 2021

This bill passed in the House on April 21, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


159 Cosponsors (159 Democrats)

24% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 1333 – National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act (Apr 20, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Cicilline Remarks on NO BAN Act
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2021

Weekly Update: Chauvin Verdict, DC Statehood, & Affordable Housing
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 23, 2021

In Opposition to the No Ban Act
    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4] on Apr 21, 2021

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Feb 25, 2021

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Apr 14, 2021
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Apr 16, 2021
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Apr 17, 2021
Text Published

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Apr 21, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1333 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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