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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1955

This was a vote on the bipartisan immigration legislation cosponsored by Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Christopher Coons (D-DE). The bill would have created a path to citizenship for “Dreamers,” immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children who meet certain criteria, in exchange for stricter border security measures. The President opposed the legislation because it would not have included any funding for a border wall.

This vote was related to amendment S.Amdt. 1955 (Chris Coons) to H.R. 2579. The title of the amendment is S.Amdt. 1955 (Coons) to H.R. 2579: To provide relief from removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States before reaching the age of 18, improve border security, foster U.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 52%
 
 
 
52
4
 
46
 
2
 
Nay 47%
 
 
 
47
46
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 1%
 
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
0
 

Date: Feb 15, 2018

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Rejected

Source: senate.gov

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