Summary: H.R.5444 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/09/2016)

Fourteenth Amendment Protection Act of 2016

This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision, notwithstanding a U.S. citizen's age, the immigration status of the citizen's custodial parent or legal guardian, or such parent's or guardian's ability to present a document establishing his or her lawful permanent resident status, from:

  • depriving such citizen or the parent or legal guardian acting on behalf of such citizen of any federal, state, or local benefit to which the citizen is lawfully entitled;
  • prohibiting such citizen, parent, or legal guardian from accessing any legal document to which such citizen is lawfully entitled or eligible to apply for; or
  • taking any action or omitting to take any action that deprives the citizen of any right, privilege, or immunity under the Constitution or laws of the United States.