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H.Res. 89: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should grant asylum to Aasiya Noreen, internationally known as Asia Bibi, and her immediate family, due to the persecution she has faced on account of her religion.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 30, 2019.


This resolution expresses support for granting asylum to Pakistan citizen Aasiya Noreen, internationally known as Asia Bibi, and her immediate family, due to religious persecution.

It also recognizes the importance of granting asylum to those individuals with legitimate claims of persecution for their religion, race, nationality, membership in a social group, or political belief.