Senate Democrats

Amendments to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

The following amendment are pending to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act:

The following amendments have been considered to S.744:

  •  Grassley amendment #1195 (prohibit the granting of registered provisional immigrant status until the Secretary has maintained effective control of the borders for 6 months) Tabled: 57-43
  • Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 39-54
  • Landrieu amendment #1222 (citizenship for internationally adopted children); Agreed to by voice vote
  • Vitter amendment #1228 (US-VISIT system)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 36-58
  • Tester amendment #1198 (modify Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials) (60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 94-0
  • Paul amendment #1200, as modified (border security enhancements); Tabled: 61-37
  • Manchin amendment #1268 (border security contractor salaries)(60-vote threshold) Agreed to: 72-26
  • Lee amendment #1208 (fast track approval for border security)(60-vote threshold) Not Agreed to: 39-59
  • Pryor amendment #1298 (recruitment of former Armed Forces members for Customs and Border Protection) Agreed to by voice vote
  • Heller amendment #1227 (NV rep on Southern Border Security Commissions)(60-vote threshold) Agreed to: 89-9
  • Merkley amendment #1237, as modified (H.R.2-B nonimmigrants) Agreed to by voice vote
  • Cornyn amendment #1251 (statement of Congressional findings) Tabled: 53-43
  • Vitter 2nd degree amendment #1507 (domestic violence) to the Leahy amendment #1183; fell – drafting error
  • Leahy amendment #1183 (international participation in the performing arts), as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security); Agreed to: 69-29
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