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H.R. 5971: The Case Backlog Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020

On February 26, 2020, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) introduced H.R. 5971, the Case Backlog Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020. The bill establishes new USCIS and GAO reporting requirements concerning the status and contributors to USCIS’s case backlog.

AILA includes below the full bill text, as well as additional resources detailing the contents of the bill and context demonstrating the need for Congress to help ensure that USCIS is held accountable for its case backlog and resulting processing delays. AILA endorses this bill.

Additional Resources

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20022632.

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