This page is for tracking federal legislation in the U.S. Congress; visit our state policy page for state legislation.
U.S. House of Representatives
|“No Sanctuary for Criminals Act”||H.R. 3003||GovTrack||passed House of Reps (228 – 195)|
|“Kate’s Law”||H.R. 3004||GovTrack||passed House of Reps (257 – 167)|
|“Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017”||H.R. 2826||Congress.gov||amended by Judiciary Committee|
|“Protection of Children Act of 2017”||H.R. 495||GovTrack||amended by Judiciary Committee|
|“Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017”||H.R. 2690||GovTrack||introduced in the House of Reps|
|“Today’s American Dream Act”||H.R. 1084||Congress.gov
Cosponsor Rep. Roybal-Allard’s press release
|introduced in the House of Reps|
|“The American Hope Act of 2017”||H.R. 3591||Congress.gov||introduced in the House of Reps|
|“Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017”||H.R. 391||Congress.gov
HRW letter to reps. of the Judiciary Committee
|amended by the House Judiciary Committee|
|“Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act”||H.R. 3697||Bill text||House Rules Cmte 9/12/2017|
|“Securing America’s Future Act”||H.R. 4760||Congress.gov summary|| Referred to Subcmte on Immigration and Border Security
|“Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017”||S. 1034||GovTrack||introduced in the Senate|
|“Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act”||S. 128||Congress.gov||introduced in the Senate|
|“DREAM Act of 2017”||S. 1615|| Congress.gov
National Immigration Law Center’s summary
|introduced in the Senate|
|“Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act (RAISE) Act”||S. 354||Congress.gov||introduced in the Senate|
|“USA Act”||S. 2367||Congress.gov summary|| Referred to the Judiciary Cmte
|‘Toomey Anti-Sanctuary Cities Amendment”|| S. Amdt. 1948
to H.R. 2579
|Congress.gov summary||Cloture on amendment, not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 – 45.
|“Collins-Rounds-King-Schumer Amendment”||S. Amdt. 1958 to H.R. 2579|| Bill text
| Cloture on amendment, as modified not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 – 45.
|Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
What you can do
Take action in your own community:
- Pray for immigrants, for peace (en espanol), and more
- Learn about MCC’s vision for reforming our immigration system
- Host a Prayer & Faxing event (again or for the first time)
- Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper in support of immigration reform
- Call your Elected Officials: You can find them here.
- Tweet to your House members. Find their Twitter accounts on their websites (www.house.gov). (Example: “@Sen_JoeManchin As a West Virginian & person of faith I urge you to support #pathtocitizenship #immigration reform #cir”)