A bill to provide for the admission to the United States of up to 10,000 Syrian religious minorities as refugees of special humanitarian concern in each of the fiscal years 2016 through 2020.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arkansas. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Mar 17, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 17, 2016
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S. 2708 (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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