To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the 1-year deadline for application for asylum in the United States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Sep 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 10, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4800 (111th).
Sep 21, 2011
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H.R. 2981 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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