US HB1738 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on March 13 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Protecting Children Through Eliminating Visa Loopholes Act This bill requires an alien who seeks to qualify for a nonimmigrant visa as the fiance or spouse of a U.S. citizen to be at least 18 years old, and the sponsoring U.S. citizen must also be at least 18 years old. The bill also establishes that the terms "spouse," "wife," and "husband" shall not apply to any individual less than 18 years old for the purposes of the immigration and nationality laws.

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Title

Protecting Children Through Eliminating Visa Loopholes Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
2019-03-13HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-13HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-13HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB742 (Same As) 2019-03-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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