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
Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015
Length: 11 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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43 Cosponsors (29 Democrats, 14 Republicans)
Mar 24, 2015
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H.R. 1568 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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