H.R.724 – SOLVE Act of 2017
Short Titles as Introduced:
SOLVE Act of 2017
Statue of Liberty Values Act of 2017
Official Title as Introduced:
To provide that the Executive order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (January 27, 2017), shall have no force or effect, to prohibit the use of Federal funds to enforce the Executive order, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House (01/30/2017)
Statue of Liberty Values Act of 2017 or the SOLVE Act of 2017
This bill states that: (1) beginning on January 27, 2017, Executive Order 13769, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” is null and void, shall have no force and effect, and may not be implemented or enforced; and (2) no federal funds may be used to implement or enforce any of the policy changes set forth in such order. Among the order’s major provisions are restrictions on the entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) and additional limitations on refugee admissions to the United States.