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H.R. 1568 (114th): Protecting Religious Minorities Persecuted by ISIS Act of 2015

To establish processes for certain aliens located in Iraq and certain other countries who are or were nationals or residents of Iraq or Syria who have been persecuted or have a credible fear of being persecuted by the group commonly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or by a similar group, to apply and interview for admission to the United States as refugees, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Juan Vargas

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

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015
Length: 11 pages

Mar 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mar 24, 2015

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H.R. 1568 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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