H.R.1630: Uyghur Human Rights Protection Act

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Uyghur Human Rights Protection Act This bill designates certain residents of the Xinjiang region in China as prioritized refugees of special humanitarian concern and addresses other related issues. This priority designation shall apply to individuals (and the spouses, children, and parents of such individuals) who (1) reside in or fled Xinjiang and who suffered persecution on account of their peaceful political, religious, or cultural...

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May 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
March 8, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 8, 2021

Introduced in the House by Ted Deutch (D-Fla.)

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