home

Dream Act of 2019

Track
Summary
Title:

Dream Act of 2019

No summary available.
Actions
05/17/19

Introduced

importance filter:

Introduced in House

Date: May 17, 2019

Content
Code:
116.HR.2820
Subject:
Immigration
Dream Act of 2019
Date: May 17, 2019 Official Title: To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.Short title This Act may be cited as the "Dream Act of 2019".Conditional basis for status Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as provided in section 103(c)(2), an alien shall be considered, at the time of obtaining the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence under this section, to have obtained such status on a conditional basis subject to the provisions of this Act.
  • (1) In general Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary or the Attorney General shall cancel the removal of, and adjust to the status of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence on a conditional basis, or without the conditional basis as provided in section 103(c)(2), an alien who is inadmissible or deportable from the United States (or is under a grant of Deferred Enforced Departure or has temporary protected status under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act ()) if
    • (A) the alien has been continuously physically present in the United States since the date that is 4 years before the date of the enactment of this Act;
    • (B) the alien was younger than 18 years of age on the date on which the alien entered the United States and has continuously resided in the United States since such entry;
    • (C) the alien
      • (i) subject to section 203(d), is not inadmissible under paragraph (1), (6)(E), (6)(G), (8), or (10) of section 212(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act ();
      • (ii) has not ordered, incited, assisted, or otherwise participated in the persecution of any person on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion; and
      • (iii) is not barred from adjustment of status under this Act based on the criminal and national security grounds described under subsection (c), subject to the provisions of such subsection; and
    • (D) the alien
      • (i) has been admitted to an institution of higher education;
      • (ii) has been admitted to an area career and technical education school at the postsecondary level;
      • (iii) in the United States, has obtained
        • (I) a high school diploma or a commensurate alternative award from a public or private high school;
        • (II) a General Education Development credential, a high school equivalency diploma recognized under State law, or another similar State-authorized credential;
        • (III) a credential or certificate from an area career and technical education school at the secondary level; or
        • (IV) a recognized postsecondary credential; or