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Sinema-Sponsored Bill to Secure Border and Protect Dreamers Introduced by McCain in US Senate

Bill has support of both parties, strengthens border security, and creates tough but fair path to citizenship for Dreamers

Sinema: “Congressional leaders should listen to the adults in the room and bring the USA Act up for a vote in both chambers.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a version of Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema’s (AZ-09) Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act was introduced in the United States Senate. The legislation, which invests in stronger border security while creating a tough but fair path to citizenship for Dreamers, has broad support from members of Congress in both parties.

“We can come together to protect our border and be fair to Dreamers,”said Congresswoman Sinema. “In the House and now in the Senate, we have worked across the aisle to put forward legislation that keeps Arizona families safe and allows Dreamers to stay in the only country they’ve ever known. Congressional leaders should listen to the adults in the room and bring the USA Act up for a vote in both chambers.”

Introduction in the Senate was led by Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE). The USA Act now has the support of members of both parties in the House and Senate, establishing the bill as the surest path towards mutual agreement on a fix for America’s immigration system.

The USA Act has over 50 cosponsors in the House, evenly divided between the parties. Despite the widespread support, leadership has refused to call the bill up for a vote.