H.R. 1568: 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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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 24, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 24, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 24, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Juan Vargas

Representative for California's 51st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1568 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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