H.R.4488 - Preserving Opportunities for Childhood Arrivals Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] (Introduced 11/30/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/09/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4488 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/30/2017)
Preserving Opportunities for Childhood Arrivals Act
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide renewable 10-year conditional protected status for an alien who: (1) was in deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status as of September 5, 2017, and has been continuously present and residing in the United States since receiving such status, (2) has not been convicted of a violent misdemeanor, (3) is admissible and not deportable, and (4) files an application and pays a registration fee.
An individual in such status: (1) may work, (2) may apply for lawful permanent resident status, and (3) is ineligible for certain federal public benefits.