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A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the procedures for the admission of refugees, to amend the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 to establish a more uniform basis for the provision of assistance to refugees, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2816 — 96th Congress: Refugee Act of 1979. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2816
“H.R. 2816 — 96th Congress: Refugee Act of 1979.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr2816>
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|author=96th Congress (1979)
|date=March 13, 1979
|quote=Refugee Act of 1979