US SB636 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1-1)
Status: Introduced on February 28 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019 This bill addresses the migration of Venezuelan nationals by permitting them to qualify for temporary protected status, which prevents their removal from the United States and allows them to obtain employment and travel authorization. The bill also directs the Department of State to provide assistance to the migration systems of nations surrounding Venezuela to provide migration services and asylum to eligible Venezuelan citizens.

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Title

Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-28SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB549 (Related) 2019-07-29 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HR519 (Similar To) 2019-07-25 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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