US HB481 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Asylum Protection Act of 2019 This bill shortens the current deadline for an asylum application from one year to 30 days from the date an asylum seeker enters the United States, and requires an applicant who arrives at a designated port of entry to begin the asylum application at the time of arrival.

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Asylum Protection Act of 2019



2019-03-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
2019-01-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-01-10HouseIntroduced in House


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