H.R.3602: Filipino Temporary Protected Status Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Al Green, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 11 (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Nov. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Filipino Temporary Protected Status Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the extraordinary and temporary conditions caused by flooding and other catastrophic damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines qualifies the Philippines for designation under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, pursuant to which nationals of the Philippines would be eligible for temporary protected status in the United States.

Provides 18-month temporary protected status for a national of the Philippines who: (1) has been continuously physically present in the United States since November 8, 2013, (2) is admissible as an immigrant and not ineligible for temporary protected status, and (3) registers for temporary protected status in a manner that the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) shall establish.

Permits such an alien to travel abroad if the alien establishes to the satisfaction of the Secretary that emergency and extenuating circumstances beyond ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.