Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12060849 (posted Jun. 8, 2012)"
H.R. 5855, Appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security, was debated and passed in the House of Representatives over two days, June 6-7th, 2012. The House took up 20 immigration- or border security-related amendments and passed 13 of them. The House passed the bill by a vote of vote of 234-182, with most Republicans voting in favor of it and most Democrats voting against it.