S. 990 (113th): A bill to extend the Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Programs by 1 year.


May 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2013--Introduced.Amends the Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act of 2007 to extend the program providing special immigrant status to qualifying Iraqis for an additional fiscal year.Amends the Afghan Allies Protection Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 990”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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