H.R.457: Correcting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act

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Correcting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits any executive agency from using the term alien to refer to an individual who is not a U.S. citizen or national, or illegal alien to refer to such an individual who is unlawfully present in the United States or lacks lawful immigration status. This prohibition does not apply when quoting certain texts. The bill (1) establishes a uniform definition...

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Date Description
March 5, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Jan. 25, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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.
Jan. 25, 2021

Introduced in the House by Joaquín Castro (D-Texas)

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