S. 557: 

REUNITE Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA] in the 116th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

A bill to reunite families separated at or near ports of entry.

S. 643: 

BE SAFE Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] in the 116th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

A bill to require all new legal permanent residents to pay an additional fee, which shall be used for improving immigration and enhancing the security of the United States border.

H.R. 5496: 

TPS Process Reform Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the extension of a foreign state's designation for purposes of temporary protected status, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3775: 

Immigration in the National Interest Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a skills-based immigration points system, to focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to set a limit on the number of refugees admitted annually to the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1503: 

SOLVE Act 2.0 of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

To provide that the Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" (March 6, 2017), shall have no force or effect, to prohibit the use of Federal funds to enforce the Executive Order, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1263: 

Protecting Allies from Visa Exclusion (PAVE) Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

To exclude from the application of Executive Order 13796 certain Iraqi and Afghani special immigrants and refugees, to render certain Afghanis eligible for Priority 2 processing under the refugee resettlement priority system, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1075: 

Freedom for Refugees Escaping Enmity (FREE) Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

To provide that the Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" (January 27, 2017) shall have no force or effect, to prohibit the use of Federal funds to enforce the Executive Order, and for other purposes.

H.R. 724: 

SOLVE Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

To provide that the Executive order entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" (January 27, 2017), shall have no force or effect, to prohibit the use of Federal funds to enforce the Executive order, and for other purposes.

H.R. 495: 

Protection of Children Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. John Carter [R-TX31] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear of returning to their country of nationality or last habitual residence, and for other purposes.

H.R. 81: 

Resettlement Accountability National Security Prioritization Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To suspend, and subsequently terminate, the admission of certain refugees, to examine the impact on the national security of the United States of admitting refugees, to examine the costs of providing benefits to such individuals, and for other purposes.

H.R. 4885: 

Comprehensive Immigration Fairness Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] in the 108th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 4885, the Comprehensive Immigration Fairness Act, would create an amnesty for illegal aliens who have been physically present in the U.S. for five years and have never been convicted of a criminal offense. In addition to this general amnesty, it would include special amnesties for Haitians and Liberians. The bill would also increase annual admissions of refugee and aslyees by allowing refugee/asylee status for certain adult unmarried children of refugees and asylees and would establish gender based persecution as grounds for refugee status.

H.R. 5851: 

Refugee Protection Act of 2016

Sponsored by:  Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] in the 114th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 5851, the Refugee Protection Act, would make dramatic reforms to the Refugee program making it much easier for foreign nationals to come to the United States and claim refugee status. The bill virtually allows anyone who can make it to the United States to be approved for asylum process -- a number that could potentially affect more than 10 million people.

H.R. 5816: 

H.R. 5816

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] in the 114th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 5816 would suspend refugee resettlement for aliens from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen (terror-sponsoring nations) until Congress passes a joint resolution. The legislation also calls for reports on national security threats and benefit costs to refugees.

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