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H.R. 5430 (113th): Nineveh Plain Refugee Act of 2014

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To direct the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, to establish processes for certain aliens located in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey, or Syria to apply for admission to the United States as refugees, and for other purposes.

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Juan Vargas

Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Length: 7 pages
Sep 9, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 9, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Sep 9, 2014

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H.R. 5430 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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