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USHB1045IntroImmigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1283IntroTo establish a nonpartisan commission on immigration reform and border security.
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1106IntroProtecting Our Communities from Gang Violence Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1857IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB861IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1025IntroUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR4IntroCalling for credible, transparent, and peaceful elections in Nigeria, and for other purposes. This concurrent resolution expresses support for peace and democracy in Nigeria, and calls on Nigeria's government and political parties to take all actions...
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2019-03-14
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB1706IntroNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2019-03-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB656IntroDREAMers, Immigrants, and Refugees (DIRe) Legal Aid Act
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2019-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB662IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2019
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2019-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB661IntroChild Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act of 2019
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2019-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB481IntroAsylum Protection Act of 2019 This bill shortens the current deadline for an asylum application from one year to 30 days from the date an asylum seeker enters the United States, and requires an applicant who arrives at a designated port of entry to b...
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB649IntroUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB643IntroBE SAFE Act Border Enforcement, Security, And Funding Enhancement Act
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2019-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB636IntroVenezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB599IntroSingh's Law
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2019-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB541IntroKeep Families Together Act
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB517IntroClosing Asylum Loopholes Act
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB532IntroAlternatives to Detention Act of 2019
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB586IntroFix the Immigration Loopholes Act
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB574IntroEqual Protection of Unaccompanied Minors Act
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSCR1EngrossA concurrent resolution calling for credible, transparent, and safe elections in Nigeria, and for other purposes. This concurrent resolution expresses support for peace and democracy in Nigeria and calls on Nigeria's government and political parties ...
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2019-02-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB841IntroPeople CARE Act People-Centered Assistance Reform Effort Act
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2019-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB336IntroStrengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 This bill authorizes assistance and weapons transfers to Israel, and extends defense cooperation with Jordan. It establishes additional sanctions related to the conflict in Syria, and al...
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2019-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
USSB388IntroFamilies, Not Facilities Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1EngrossStrengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 This bill authorizes assistance and weapons transfers to Israel, extends defense cooperation with Jordan, establishes additional sanctions related to the conflict in Syria, and allows st...
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2019-02-06
Held at the desk.
USHB48IntroProtect American Taxpayers and Secure Border Act This bill prohibits using taxpayer funds to build a barrier intended to impede travel between Mexico and the United States, requiring such funds to come from the government of Mexico. It also authorize...
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2019-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB292IntroKeep Families Together Act
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR89IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should grant asylum to Aasiya Noreen, internationally known as Asia Bibi, and her immediate family, due to the persecution she has faced on account of her religion.
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2019-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB271IntroFamilies Belong Together Act
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB914IntroResponsible Withdrawal from Syria Act
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2019-01-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR32IntroA resolution recognizing January 27, 2019, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, and urging the President to demonstrate true leadership on refugee resettlement. This resolution recognizes January 27, 2019, as the second anniversary...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USSR30IntroA resolution condemning efforts to undermine democracy in Hungary and urging President Trump to defend the universal human rights and democratic norms under attack by the Orban government.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB364IntroSAFER Act of 2019 Secure Accountability for Emigres and Refugees Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional security screening requirements for aliens seeking refugee status if they are nationals of Iraq or Syria, are stateless individuals whose la...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-01-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB146IntroTerrorist Deportation Act of 2019 This bill establishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB98IntroCriminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act This bill makes aliens associated with criminal gangs inadmissible for entry into the United States and deportable, and establishes procedures related to designating groups with criminal gang status. An alien sh...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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