US SB2936 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-1)
Status: Introduced on November 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A bill to provide for the admission and protection of refugees, asylum seekers, and other vulnerable individuals, to provide for the processing of refugees and asylum seekers in the Western Hemisphere, and to modify certain special immigrant visa programs, and for other purposes.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Refugee Protection Act of 2019



2019-11-21SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB2146 (Related) 2019-05-15 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
HB4873 (Related) 2019-12-18 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
HB5210 (Same As) 2019-12-19 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
SB1088 (Related) 2019-04-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
SB3048 (Related) 2019-12-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7030)


Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Administrative remedies
Border security and unlawful immigration
Central America
Child safety and welfare
Citizenship and naturalization
Conflicts and wars
Congressional oversight
Costa Rica
Crime victims
Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
Criminal justice information and records
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Justice
Department of State
Detention of persons
Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
Disability and paralysis
Domestic violence and child abuse
Economic development
Economic performance and conditions
El Salvador
Evidence and witnesses
Family relationships
Foreign aid and international relief
Foreign labor
Foreign language and bilingual programs
Fraud offenses and financial crimes
Government buildings, facilities, and property
Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
Government information and archives
Government studies and investigations
Government trust funds
Health information and medical records
Homelessness and emergency shelter
Housing finance and home ownership
Human rights
Human trafficking
Immigrant health and welfare
Immigration status and procedures
International law and treaties
International organizations and cooperation
Judicial procedure and administration
Juvenile crime and gang violence
Latin America
Lawyers and legal services
Middle East
Military operations and strategy
Organized crime
Political movements and philosophies
Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
Protest and dissent
Racial and ethnic relations
Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
Right of privacy
Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
Social security and elderly assistance
Visas and passports
Worker safety and health

US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments