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H.R. 3553 (105th): Central American and Caribbean Refugee Adjustment Act of 1998

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To amend the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act to provide to nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Haiti an opportunity to apply for adjustment of status under that Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Luis Gutiérrez

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 25, 1998
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 25, 1998
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

112 Cosponsors (106 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 1 Independent)

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History

Mar 25, 1998
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3553 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3553. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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