H.R. 4603 (111th): Haitian Orphan Placement Effort Act

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to expand the humanitarian parole policy announced on January 18, 2010, to children legally confirmed as orphans eligible for intercountry adoption by the Government of Haiti prior to the earthquake on January 12, 2010, and for other purposes.

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Feb 4, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter “Pete” Hoekstra

Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district



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Feb 4, 2010

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