S. 656 (111th): Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 2009

Introduced:

Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the adjustment of status of certain nationals of Liberia to that of lawful permanent residents.

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S. 656 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2007

S. 656 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 2011

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History

Introduced
Mar 19, 2009

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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