Bills to amend protection for refugees and asylum seekers now in US Congress

Posted by - September 29, 2016

Proposed legislative bills to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reaffirm the United States historic commitment to protecting refugees who are fleeing persecution or torture got heard recently in the Congress. One bill,  S.3241  sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D – Vermont)  and three co-sponsors, Sen Durbin Richard ,Sen. Franke Al  and Sen. Hiroko