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S.990: A bill to extend the Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Programs by 1 year.

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Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 20, 2013
Latest Major Action May 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act of 2007 to extend the program providing special immigrant status to qualifying Iraqis for an additional fiscal year.

Amends the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to extend the program providing special immigrant status to qualifying Afghans through FY2014.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 20, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.