H.R.944: Venezuelan Liberty Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Joe Garcia, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 4, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Venezuelan Liberty Act - Provides for the adjustment to permanent resident status of a national of Venezuela who has maintained a required physical presence in the United States during the period beginning on February 2, 1999, and ending on March 4, 2013, and who, during such period, applied for asylum and was placed in exclusion, deportation, or removal proceedings.

Requires individuals to apply for adjustment before April 1, 2014.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.