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H.R.665: Indonesian Family Refugee Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 7 (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 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

Indonesian Family Refugee Protection Act - Authorizes a qualifying Indonesian citizen whose asylum claim was denied solely upon a failure to meet the one-year application filing deadline to file a motion to reopen such claim.

Requires that such motion be filed during the two-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.