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

Introduced:
Mar 19, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John “Jack” Reed
Senior Senator from Rhode Island
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 19, 2009
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
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

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Mar 19, 2009
Referred to Committee Mar 19, 2009
 
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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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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3/19/2009--Introduced.
Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 2009 - Adjusts to permanent resident status a qualifying Liberian national who: (1) has been continuously present in the United States from January 1, 2009, through the date of status adjustment application; or (2) is the spouse, child, or unmarried son or daughter of such an alien.
Requires adjustment applications to be filed before April 1, 2011.

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