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This practice advisory provides a summary of five bills introduced by Congress as of October 11, 2017 that would provide relief to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that was terminated by the Trump Administration. This advisory summarizes the eligibility requirements and consequences for each of the five bills: Dream Act; Bridge Act; RAC Act; American Hope Act; and the Succeed Act.
|Name||Chamber||Introducing Party||# Cosponsors||Introduced||Congress.gov Link|
|BRIDGE Act (Senate)||Senate||Bi-Partisan||9||1/12/2017||S.128|
|BRIDGE Act (House)||House||Bi-Partisan||31||1/12/2017||H.R.496|
|Recognizing America's Children Act||House||Republican||35||3/9/2017||H.R.1468|
|Dream Act of 2017 (Senate)||Senate||Bi-Partisan||9||7/20/2017||S.1615|
|Dream Act of 2017 (House)||House||Bi-Partisan||200||7/26/2017||H.R.3440|
|American Hope Act of 2017||House||Democrat||156||7/28/2017||H.R.3591|
|SECURE Act (enacts the BRIDGE Act)||Senate||Republican||5||12/05/2017||S.1852|