US SB742 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on March 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary 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
2019-03-12SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB1738 (Same As) 2019-04-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

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