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USHCR32IntroCommemorating the 30th anniversary of Operation Provide Comfort.
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2021-04-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1228IntroTo advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1308IntroTo establish the National Office of New Americans, to reduce obstacles to United States citizenship, to support the integration of immigrants into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1238IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1340IntroDirects the Department of Justice to establish an Office of Legal Access Programs within the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The office shall develop and administer programs to educate detained aliens about their legal rights under U.S. immi...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB814IntroA bill to promote security partnership with Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USHB977IntroSets 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 FY20...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR348IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Nations Security Council should immediately impose an arms embargo against the military of Burma.
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2021-04-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1573EngrossProvides various protections for covered individuals subject to secondary or deferred inspections when seeking admission into the United States. Covered individuals include U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, aliens in possession of a visa, r...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1333EngrossImposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States. It also prohibits religious discrimination in various immigration-related decisions, such as whether to issue an immigrant or nonimmigrant...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR22IntroThis resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to the historic partnership between the United States and Ecuador, and it supports actions to strengthen this bilateral relationship. Further, it recognizes President Moreno and his administration for...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1994; text: 01/28/2021 CR S203-204)
USHB116IntroRequires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee relief and assistance support the human rights of women and their ...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHB1201IntroTo establish in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the Department of State a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI Peoples, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHB1158IntroTo provide women and girls safe access to sanitation facilities in refugee camps.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1500IntroRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR97IntroThis resolution strongly disapproves of the escalation of political tensions between the government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People's Liberation Front into armed conflict, and it condemns all violence against civilians. Further, the resolution call...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USSR99IntroThis resolution observes the 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising wherein hundreds of Syrians assembled to call on their leadership for democratic reforms and respect for their fundamental freedoms. Further, the resolution commends the bravery of ...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 19.
USSR120IntroThis resolution reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting economic prosperity, security, and democratic governance throughout the Americas, and it calls on the President to lead a coordinated diplomatic effort to achieve specified goals while hostin...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 28.
USHB572IntroEstablishes the National Office of New Americans (NONA) within the Executive Office of the President to promote and support the integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States. The NONA ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB709IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform certain asylum procedures, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB759IntroMakes various immigration-related changes, such as restricting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authority to parole certain aliens. The bill (1) bars the government from paying for counsel for a person in any immigration proceeding before DHS or...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB884IntroA bill to close loopholes in the immigration laws that serve as incentives to aliens to attempt to enter the United States unlawfully, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR253IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR126IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government und...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR124IntroA resolution celebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB863IntroA bill to require asylum officers at United States embassies and consulates to conduct credible fear screenings before aliens seeking asylum may be permitted to enter the United States to apply for asylum, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR239IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence.
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2021-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR105IntroA resolution condemning the coup in Burma and calling for measures to ensure the safety of the Burmese people, including Rohingya, who have been threatened and displaced by a campaign of genocide conducted by the Burmese military.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB681IntroA bill to report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1681IntroTo report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB616IntroRequires the President to support and coordinate diplomatic engagement to secure a 10th general capital increase for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and to support the creation of an environmental fund and financing facility at the IDB. The...
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2021-03-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB398IntroBars an individual who has been convicted of a crime from receiving asylum, with limited exceptions. Specifically, the Department of Homeland Security may designate political offenses committed outside of the United States that shall not be considere...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB461IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB458IntroRequires an investigation and reports for each death of an alien in Department of Homeland Security or Department of Health and Human Services custody. Within 24 hours of such a death, the relevant department shall provide to Congress a publicly avai...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB536IntroMakes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR95IntroThis resolution supports measures and funding to address the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on women and girls globally. The resolution urges the executive branch to (1) uphold the rights of crisis-...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB552IntroRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB71IntroMakes aliens associated with criminal gangs inadmissible for entry into the United States and deportable and establishes procedures related to designating groups with criminal gang status. An alien shall be inadmissible if a consular officer, the Dep...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB89IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1157IntroTo provide for certain authorities of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB424IntroA bill to establish in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the Department of State a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI Peoples, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB433IntroA bill to establish the National Office of New Americans, to reduce obstacles to United States citizenship, to support the integration of immigrants into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB379IntroA bill to advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB382IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB348IntroA bill to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1111IntroEstablishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace and a culture of peace. The mission of the depart...
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2021-02-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB979IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide weekly reports to Congress concerning the distribution of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccines to the public. HHS must also make publicly available certain data on th...
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2021-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB291IntroEstablishes the National Office of New Americans (NONA) within the Executive Office of the President to promote and support the integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States. The NONA ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB306IntroAllows qualified nationals of a country that has or had a temporary protected status designation to obtain permanent resident status. Such an alien qualifies for permanent residence if the alien had temporary protected status, qualified for such stat...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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