H.R.977: Lady Liberty Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2021
  • Latest Major Action April 23, 2021

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Lady Liberty Act of 2021 This bill sets a floor of 125,000 for the maximum number of refugees who may be admitted into the United States each fiscal year. Under current law, the President sets the annual cap on refugee admissions at the beginning of each fiscal year. (The cap for FY2021 is 15,000, and the cap for FY2020 was 18,000.)

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Feb. 11, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)

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