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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Defense of Legal Workers Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to expand the definition of an unauthorized alien to include aliens who have not been admitted to and are not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/20/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
12/09/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/20/2014Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/20/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 12/01/2014
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] 12/01/2014
Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] 12/01/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary11/20/2014 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security12/09/2014 Referred to

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Subjects (5)


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Introduced in House (11/20/2014)

Defense of Legal Workers Act of 2014 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) exclude from the definition of "unauthorized alien," with respect to the unlawful employment of aliens, any alien otherwise admitted to and lawfully present in the United States; and (2) consider an alien without lawful status to be an unauthorized alien whose employment is unlawful.