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H.R.3707: To ensure the emergency protection of Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya and to provide for their admission as refugees to the United States.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||64 (39 Democrats, 25 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Dec. 11, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 27, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Directs the United States to: (1) take all necessary and appropriate steps to ensure the safety of the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq; (2) provide all necessary and appropriate assistance to the United Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for Refugees to process refugee applications by the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya and to secure their safe resettlement outside of Iraq; and (3) admit the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya as refugees in the United States and not delay or bar such resettlement because any such resident is or has been a member of, or supports or has supported, organizations or groups that were subject to the Secretary of State's decision of September 21, 2012.
Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress on U.S. efforts to guard the safety of Camp Liberty/Hurriya residents and secure their orderly resettlement.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 27, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.|
|Dec. 11, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Dec. 11, 2013||Referred to House Foreign Affairs|