H.R.1177: U.S. Citizenship Act

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153 (All Democrats)

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Bill Summary

U.S. Citizenship Act This bill establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful prospective immigrant. This status shall be available to an applying noncitizen who meets certain requirements, including being continually present in the United States...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There is one statement associated with H.R.1177.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 28, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Feb. 19, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 19, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
Feb. 18, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Education and Labor, House Administration, Financial Services, Natural Resources, Oversight and Reform, Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Energy and Commerce, 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.
Feb. 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 18, 2021

Introduced in the House by Linda T. Sánchez (D-Calif.)

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