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H.R. 4936 (113th): Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act

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To amend section 292 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the Attorney General to appoint counsel for unaccompanied alien children and aliens with serious mental disabilities, and for other purposes.

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Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2014
Length: 3 pages
Jun 23, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Rep. Jeffries Makes the Case for Humane Treatment of Unaccompanied Minors
    — Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY8] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2014

rep. gutierrez on white house request for $2 billion and policy changes to address border crisis
    — Rep. Luis Gutiérrez [D-IL4, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 30, 2014

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors
    — Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY8] (Sponsor) on Jun 23, 2014

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Jun 23, 2014

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H.R. 4936 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4936. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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