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BGOV Bill Summary: H.R. 6, Expanded ‘Dream Act’ (1)

May 31, 2019, 10:15 PMUpdated: June 4, 2019, 2:02 PM

More than 2 million individuals in the U.S. without legal status would receive a path to citizenship under H.R. 6.

The bill would provide conditional green cards and work authorizations to immigrants who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children if they meet criteria similar to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The conditional status could be converted to full permanent residency through education, military service, or work experience.

The measure would also provide green cards and work authorizations to current recipients of temporary protected status (TPS) and deferred enforced departure (DED) — immigration programs for...

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