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H.R.2080: Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 21, 2013
Latest Major Action June 14, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 - Makes 3,000 immigrant visas available in FY2014-FY2016 for individuals who were born in Tibet and have been continuously residing in India or Nepal prior to the date of the enactment of this Act.

Considers an individual to be a native of Tibet if such individual was born in Tibet or is the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of an individual born in Tibet.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
May 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.