Round-Up of Immigration Related Legislation (Jan-Feb2015)

The following immigration related bills were introduced into the House of Representatives and the Senate January 2015 through February 2015.

Pending Legislation:

Senate Bills
S.153: High-Skilled Immigration Bill (“I-Squared”) Reintroduced in Senate
1/14/2015
On 1/13/15, Senators Hatch (R-Utah), Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rubio (R-Fla.), Coons (D-Del.), Flake (R-Ariz.), and Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced the Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) Act of 2015. This bill was first introduced in the 113th Congress.
AILA Doc. No. 15011442
S. 181 – The Startup Act
1/16/2015
On 1/16/15, Senators Moran (R-Kan.) and Warner (D-VA) introduced the fourth version of their Startup Act (S.181).
AILA Doc. No. 15012744
S. 208: Secure the Border First Act of 2015
1/21/2015
On 1/21/15, Senator Johnson (R-Wis) introduced Secure the Border First Act of 2015 with Senator Cornyn (R-Texas) and Senator Flake (R-Ariz).
AILA Doc. No. 15020340
S. 534: Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015
2/23/2015
On 2/23/15, Senator Collins (R-ME) introduced the Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015.
AILA Doc. No. 15022765

House Bills
H.R. 399: Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015
1/26/2015
On 1/16/15, Representative McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, introduced H.R. 399, the Secure Our Borders First Act of 2015.
AILA Doc. No. 15012643
H.R. 1147: Legal Workforce Act
2/27/2015
On 2/27/15, Representative Smith (R-TX) introduced the Legal Workforce Act. H.R. 1147 (H.R. 1147).
AILA Doc. No. 15030203
H.R. 1149: Protection of Children Act of 2015
2/27/2015
On 2/27/15, Representative Carter (R-TX) introduced the Protection of Children Act of 2015 (H.R. 1149).
AILA Doc. No. 15030202
H.R. 1153: Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015
2/27/2015
On 2/27/15, Representative Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced the Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 1153).
AILA Doc. No. 15030201
H.R. 1148: Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act
2/27/2015
On 2/27/15, Representative Gowdy (R-SC) introduced the Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act (H.R. 1148).
AILA Doc. No. 15030200