This bill, commonly known as the ENLIST Act, would permit undocumented immigrants who entered the United States prior to turning 15 years old to join the military. If such immigrants were honorably discharged, they could then apply for a green card.
What is House Bill H.R. 2377?
The bill would impact undocumented immigrants who meet the above criteria and seek to join the Armed Forces.
Cost of House Bill H.R. 2377
A CBO cost is unavailable.
Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act
To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the enlistment in the Armed Forces of certain aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States and were younger than 15 years of age when they initially entered the United States, but who are otherwise qualified for enlistment, and to provide a mechanism by which such aliens, by reason of their honorable service in the Armed Forces, may be lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Armed ServicesIntroducedJune 14th, 2013
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