H.R.4253: American Promise Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced Nov. 3, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 21, 2017

Bill Cosponsors

131 (130 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

American Promise Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit an alien who is in temporary protected status (TPS) or deferred enforced departure (DED) status to apply for legal permanent resident status if such alien: is eligible for permanent resident status, applies for adjustment within three years, was granted or was eligible for TPS or DED status on or before October 1, 2017, and has been continuously...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.R.4253.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 21, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Nov. 3, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov. 3, 2017

Introduced in the House by Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.)

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