All Information (Except Text) for S.1615 - Dream Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 07/20/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/20/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Dream Act of 2017
Actions Overview (1)
|07/20/2017||Introduced in Senate|
07/20/2017 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|07/20/2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
07/20/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
|Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]*||07/20/2017|
|Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ]*||07/20/2017|
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]*||07/20/2017|
|Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]||07/24/2017|
|Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]||07/26/2017|
|Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]||08/02/2017|
|Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]||08/02/2017|
|Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]||09/05/2017|
|Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]||09/05/2017|
|Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL]||12/20/2017|
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|Senate Judiciary||07/20/2017||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
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- Administrative law and regulatory procedures
- Administrative remedies
- Citizenship and naturalization
- Department of Homeland Security
- Elementary and secondary education
- Foreign labor
- Government information and archives
- Higher education
- Immigration status and procedures
- Medical tests and diagnostic methods
- Military personnel and dependents
- Preschool education
- State and local government operations
- Student aid and college costs
- User charges and fees
- Visas and passports
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (07/20/2017)
Dream Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to cancel removal and grant lawful permanent resident status on a conditional basis to an alien who is inadmissible or deportable or is in temporary protected status who: (1) has been continuously physically present in the United States for four years preceding this bill's enactment; (2) was younger than 18 years of age on the initial date of U.S. entry; (3) is not inadmissible on criminal, security, terrorism, or other grounds; (4) has not participated in persecution; (5) has not been convicted of specified federal or state offenses; and (6) has fulfilled specified educational requirements.
DHS shall cancel the removal of, and adjust to the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence on a conditional basis, an alien who was granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status unless the alien has engaged in conduct that would make the alien ineligible for DACA.
DHS may not: (1) grant conditional permanent resident status without the submission of biometric and background data, and completion of background and medical checks; and (2) disclose or use information provided in applications filed under this bill or in DACA requests for immigration enforcement purposes.
The bill prescribes the conditions under which DHS: (1) may terminate a person's conditional permanent resident status, and (2) shall adjust a person's conditional status to permanent resident status.
The bill: (1) sets forth documentation requirements for establishing DACA eligibility, and (2) repeals the denial of an unlawful alien's eligibility for higher education benefits based on state residence.