About the bill
The Nepal Temporary Protected Status Act of 2015 was sponsored by Rep. Al Green (D-TX9) as a congressional response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Nepal on April 25, 2015. It would allow nationals of Nepal that have been in the United States since the day of the earthquake to register for temporary protected status with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), allowing them to obtain an appropriate work permit. Temporary protected status would last 18 months starting from the enactment of the Act. Those with temporary protected status that need to leave the United States for a short period of time due to uncontrollable circumstances would be able to request permission from DHS to maintain their status upon their return.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Apr 27, 2015
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H.R. 2033 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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