H.R. 5804: No Resettlement Without Consent Act

To amend section 412(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement to obtain the approval of the Governor of a State before placing or resettling a refugee with the State, and for other purposes.

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Jul 14, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 14, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


John Culberson

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Jul 14, 2016

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