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S. 2292 (116th): Asylum Abuse Reduction Act

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A bill to require asylum officers to conduct credible fear screenings before admitting aliens seeking asylum into the United States, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish an alternatives to detention pilot program, and to clarify that aliens transiting through third countries on the way to the United States are ineligible for asylum, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Inhofe

Sponsor. Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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History

Jul 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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S. 2292 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2292. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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