Bills About Immigration Sponsored by Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)

Sen. Feinstein sponsored 36 bills about immigration in the 115th Congress (2017-18).

Introduced Number Title Cosponsors Cosponsor Party Latest Action
Jan. 31, 2019 S.292 A bill to limit the separation of families at or near ports of entry. 41
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S802-803)
Jan. 17, 2019 S.175 A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States, and for other purposes. 12
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S294)
June 7, 2018 S.3036 A bill to limit the separation of families at or near ports of entry. 48
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
May 3, 2017 S.1034 A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States, and for other purposes. 12
All Democrats
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 13, 2017 S.608 A bill to nullify the effect of the March 6, 2017, Executive order that temporarily restricts most nationals from six countries from entering the United States. 38
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 1, 2017 S.274 A bill to nullify the effect of the recent executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. 46
Bipartisan
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 7.
Jan. 30, 2017 S.240 A bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. 46
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S491-492)
Jan. 24, 2017 S.232 A bill to terminate the EB-5 Visa Program and to reallocate the employment creation visas to the other employment-based visa classifications. 2
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 1, 2015 S.2337 A bill to improve homeland security by enhancing the requirements for participation in the Visa Waiver Program, and for other purposes. 25
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S8242-8243)
May 12, 2015 S.1300 A bill to amend the section 221 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide relief for adoptive families from immigrant visa fees in certain situations. 21
Bipartisan
Became Public Law No: 114-70.
June 25, 2015 S.RES.214 A resolution commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Daughters of Penelope, a preeminent international women's association and an affiliate organization of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association. 1
All Republicans
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4653-4654)
June 25, 2015 S.RES.216 A resolution recognizing the month of June 2015 as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the United States. 3
Bipartisan
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4655; text of measure as introduced: CR S4654-4655)
July 7, 2011 S.1336 A bill to prevent immigration fraud and for other purposes. 1
All Republicans
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 17, 2011 S.638 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for compensation to States incarcerating undocumented aliens charged with a felony or two or more misdemeanors. 5
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 17, 2011 S.639 A bill to authorize to be appropriated $950,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012 through 2015 to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. 5
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
May 14, 2009 S.1038 A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States and for other purposes. 22
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 12, 2009 S.577 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for individuals who engage in schemes to defraud aliens and for other purposes. 1
All Democrats
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 12, 2009 S.203 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements for participation in the visa waiver program and for other purposes. 1
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 8, 2009 S.168 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for compensation to States incarcerating undocumented aliens charged with a felony or 2 or more misdemeanors. 11
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 31, 2008 S.2588 A bill to require that funds awarded to States and political subdivisions for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program be distributed not later than 120 days after the last day of the annual application period.. 13
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Oct. 1, 2007 S.RES.338 A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Passport Month. 0
All Democrats
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
March 12, 2007 S.844 A bill to provide for the protection of unaccompanied alien children, and for other purposes. 12
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 18, 2007 S.340 A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States and for other purposes. 30
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 10, 2007 S.237 A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States and for other purposes. 10
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 24, 2005 S.119 A bill to provide for the protection of unaccompanied alien children, and for other purposes. 25
Bipartisan
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims.
Jan. 26, 2005 S.188 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2005 through 2011 to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. 17
Bipartisan
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims.
May 22, 2003 S.1129 A bill to provide for the protection of unaccompanied alien children, and for other purposes. 35
Bipartisan
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 26, 2003 S.460 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 through 2010 to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. 16
Bipartisan
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims.
May 10, 2001 S.862 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2002 through 2006 to carry out the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. 11
Bipartisan
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
April 2, 2001 S.672 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the continued classification of certain aliens as children for purposes of that Act in cases where the aliens "age-out" while awaiting immigration processing, and for other purposes. 8
Bipartisan
Held at the desk.
Jan. 22, 2001 S.121 A bill to establish an Office of Children's Services within the Department of Justice to coordinate and implement Government actions involving unaccompanied alien children, and for other purposes. 17
Bipartisan
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration. Hearings held.
Dec. 14, 2001 S.1829 A bill to provide for transitional employment eligibility for qualified lawful permanent resident alien airport security screeners until their naturalization process is completed, and to expedite that process. 4
All Democrats
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
July 11, 2001 S.1167 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the substitution of an alternative close family sponsor in the case of the death of the person petitioning for an alien's admission to the United States. 3
Bipartisan
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov. 7, 1997 S.1420 A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to provide for full reimbursement of States and localities for costs related to providing emergency medical treatment to individuals injured while entering the United States illegally 1
Bipartisan
Referred to Subcommittee on Immigration.
March 5, 1997 S.392 A bill to provide an exception to the restrictions on eligibility for public benefits for certain legal aliens. 1
All Democrats
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
March 21, 1995 S.580 A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to control illegal immigration to the United States, reduce incentives for illegal immigration, reform asylum procedures, strengthen criminal penalties for the smuggling of aliens, and reform other procedures. 1
All Democrats
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
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