H.R.2347: Border and Refugee Assistance Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 18, 2019
  • Latest Major Action May 15, 2019

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Border and Refugee Assistance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State to work to expand in-country refugee application processing centers in the Northern Triangle countries (typically defined as Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador). It also states that victims of domestic violence and gangs are eligible for refugee protections.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.2347.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 15, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
April 18, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
April 18, 2019

Introduced in the House by Filemon Vela (D-Texas)

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