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Titles (8)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Securing America's Future Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • AG Act
  • Agricultural Guestworker Act
  • Border Security for America Act of 2018
  • Legal Workforce Act
  • No Sanctuary for Criminals Act
  • Transnational Criminal Organization Illicit Spotter Prevention and Elimination Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
06/21/2018Failed of passage/not agreed to in House: On passage Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 231 (Roll no. 282).
01/10/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (32)

Date
06/21/2018-2:13pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-2:13pmOn passage Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 231 (Roll no. 282).
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-2:05pmOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 191 - 234 (Roll no. 281).
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-1:39pmThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-1:31pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to replace the bill text with langauge found in H.R. 3440, the Dream Act of 2017.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-1:30pmMs. Lujan Grisham, M. moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H5433-5436)
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-1:30pmThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-12:18pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4760.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-12:18pmRule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 under a closed rule.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-12:18pmConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 954. (consideration: CR H5380-5438; text: CR H5380-5423)
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2018-12:15pmRule H. Res. 954 passed House.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/20/2018-11:01pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 954 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 under a closed rule.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/20/2018-10:53pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 952 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 under a closed rule.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/12/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/11/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/10/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (99)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1]* 01/10/2018
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31]* 01/10/2018
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 01/11/2018
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 01/11/2018
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 01/11/2018
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 01/11/2018
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 01/11/2018
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 01/11/2018
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 01/11/2018
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 01/11/2018
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 01/11/2018
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 01/11/2018
Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] 01/11/2018
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 01/12/2018
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 01/12/2018
Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] 01/12/2018
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 01/16/2018
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 01/16/2018
Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16] 01/16/2018
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] 01/16/2018
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 01/16/2018
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 01/16/2018
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 01/17/2018
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 01/17/2018
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 01/17/2018
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 01/17/2018
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 01/17/2018
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 01/17/2018
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 01/17/2018
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 01/17/2018
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 01/17/2018
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 01/17/2018
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] 01/17/2018
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 01/17/2018
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 01/17/2018
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 01/17/2018
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 01/17/2018
Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3] 01/17/2018
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 01/17/2018
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 01/17/2018
Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19] 01/17/2018
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 01/17/2018
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 01/17/2018
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 01/17/2018
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 01/18/2018
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 01/18/2018
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 01/18/2018
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 01/18/2018
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 01/18/2018
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 01/18/2018
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 01/19/2018
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 01/19/2018
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 01/19/2018
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 01/19/2018
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 01/19/2018
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 01/19/2018
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 01/19/2018
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 01/19/2018
Rep. Estes, Ron [R-KS-4] 01/19/2018
Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] 01/19/2018
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 01/19/2018
Rep. Rooney, Francis [R-FL-19] 01/19/2018
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 01/19/2018
Rep. Handel, Karen C. [R-GA-6] 01/19/2018
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 01/19/2018
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 01/19/2018
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 01/19/2018
Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3] 01/22/2018
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 01/22/2018
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 01/22/2018
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 01/22/2018
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 01/22/2018
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 01/22/2018
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 01/22/2018
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 01/29/2018
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 01/29/2018
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 01/29/2018
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 01/30/2018
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 01/30/2018
Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6] 02/02/2018
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 02/02/2018
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 02/02/2018
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 02/06/2018
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 02/06/2018
Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] 02/07/2018
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 02/07/2018
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 02/07/2018
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 02/13/2018
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 02/13/2018
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 02/14/2018
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] 02/15/2018
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 02/26/2018
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 05/10/2018
Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8] 06/06/2018
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 06/08/2018
Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1] 06/08/2018
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 03/13/2018 03/22/2018 H2031

Committees (10)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/10/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security01/24/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce01/10/2018 Referred to
House Homeland Security01/10/2018 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs01/10/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/10/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services01/10/2018 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform01/10/2018 Referred to
House Agriculture01/10/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure01/10/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment01/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation01/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation01/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management01/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit01/11/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials01/11/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources01/10/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands01/12/2018 Referred to

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Subjects (80)


Latest Summary (1)

There is one summary for H.R.4760. View summaries

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Introduced in House (01/10/2018)

Securing America's Future Act of 2018

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created.

The diversity visa program is eliminated.

Annual immigration levels are revised.

The limit on the worldwide level of employment-based immigrants is increased.

The H-2C visa temporary agricultural worker program is revised. A trust fund is established to provide incentives for such workers to return to their country of origin.

DNA testing to establish family relationships is authorized.

Employment eligibility verification provisions are revised. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall establish an employment verification system.

No federal, state, or local government entity or individual may prohibit or restrict a federal, state, or local government entity or official from complying with the immigration laws or assisting related federal law enforcement activities.

The bill revises provisions regarding: (1) detention of aliens in removal proceedings; (2) illegal entry and reentry; (3) inadmissibility and deportability of criminal aliens, gang members, drunk drivers, and sex offenders; (4) repatriation; (5) asylum and asylum fraud; (6) unaccompanied alien children; (7) foreign students; and (8) visa fraud.

The bill: (1) transfers authority for strengthening the southern border from the Department of Justice to DHS; (2) revises border security provisions; (3) provides for additional border security personnel; (4) authorizes new ports of entry along the northern border and southern borders; (5) authorizes National Guard border security activities; (6) provides contingent nonimmigrant status for certain aliens who entered the United States as minors; (7) authorizes appropriations for specified border barriers and infrastructure; and (8) establishes Operation Stonegarden to make border security grants to law enforcement agencies.

DHS shall: (1) submit a southern border threat analysis, (2) establish the Integrated Border Enforcement Team program, (3) implement the Border Security Deployment Program, (4) review social media activities of visa applicants, and (5) establish a biometric exit data system.