Recent Legislation

113th Congress

S. 883/S. 1850, Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2013, introduced May 7, 2013 by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and co-sponsored by Senator Collins (R-ME) and Senator King (I-ME)

H.R. 1784, Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2013, introduced April 26, 2013 by Representative Gary Peters (D-MI) and co-sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Rep. Henry Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI), Rep. James McGovern (D-MA), Rep. James Moran (D-VA), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH), and Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE).

S. 645, Refugee Protection Act of 2013, introduced March 21, 2013 by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and co-sponsored by Senator Levin (D-MI), Senator Blumenthal (D-CT), and Senator Hirono (D-HI).

H.R. 1365, Refugee Protection Act of 2013, introduced March 21, 2013 by Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and co-sponsored by Rep. Conyers (D-MI), Rep. Ellison (D-MN),  Rep. Henry Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Polis (D-CO), Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Swalwell (D-CA), and Rep. Welch (D-VT).

Press release on the reintroduction of the Refugee Protection Act

H.R. 651, Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act, introduced February 12, 2013 by Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), and co-sponsored by Rep. Moran (D-VA) and Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL).

Press release on the reintroduction of the Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act

112th Congress

H.R. 6460, Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act, introduced September 20, 2012 by Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), and co-sponsored by Rep. Moran (D-VA), Rep. Peters (D-MI), and Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL).

Backgrounder on the Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act

S. 1202, Refugee Protection Act of 2011, introduced June 15, 2011 by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and co-sponsored by Senator Levin (D-MI), Senator Durbin (D- IL), Senator Blumenthal (D-CT), and Senator Akaka (D-HI).

H.R. 2185, Refugee Protection Act of 2011, introduced June 15, 2011 by Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and co-sponsored by Rep. Conyers (D-MI), Rep. Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Filner (D-CA), Rep. Hastings (D-FL), Rep. Maloney (D-NY), Rep. McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Moran (D-VA), Rep. Polis (D-CO), Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Stark (D-CA), and Rep. Welch (D-VT).

H.R. 1475, Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2011, introduced April 12, 2011 by Representative Gary Peters (D-MI), and co-sponsored by Rep. Andrews (D-NJ), Rep. Blumenauer (D-OR), Rep. Cardoza (D-CA), Rep. Clarke (D-MI), Rep. Conyers Jr. (D-MI), Rep Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Rep. Dingell (D-MI), Rep. Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Hanna (R-NY), Rep. Hastings (D-FL), Rep. Honda (D-CA),  Rep. Huizenga (R-MI), Rep. Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Jackson Jr. (D-IL), Rep. Kildee (D-MI), Rep. Lee (D-CA), Rep. Levin (D-MI), Rep. Lofgren (D-CA), Rep. Marino (D-PA), Rep. Matheson (D-UT), Rep. Matsui (D-CA), Rep. McCollum (D-MN), Rep. McCotter (D-MI), Rep. McDermott (D-WA), Rep. McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Miller (R-MI), Rep. Moran (D-VA), Rep. Norton (D-DC), Rep. Polis (D-CO), Rep. Quigley (D-IL), Rep. Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Richardson (D-CA), Rep. Rivera (R-FL), Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Smith (D-WA), Rep. Stark (D-CA), Rep. Stivers (R-OH), Rep. Tiberi (R-OH), Rep. Van Hollen (D-MD).

Backgrounder on the Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2011

111th Congress

S. 3113, Refugee Protection Act of 2010, introduced March 15, 2010 by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and co-sponsored by Senator Levin (D-MI), Senator Durbin (D- IL), Senator Burris (D-IL), and Senator Akaka (D-HI).

Backgrounder on the Refugee Protection Act of 2010