Postive Refugee Legislation Introduced in Congress

S. 1615,  Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2015

introduced on June 18, 2015 by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) with original co-sponsors Senator King (I-ME) and Senator Peters (D-MI). 

HR 2798, Strengthening Refugee Resettlement Act

introduced on June 16, 2015 by Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) with original co-sponsors Rep. Moore (D-WI), Rep. McGovern(D-MA), Rep. McGovern(D-MA), Rep. Johnson (D-GA), Rep. McDermott (D-WA), Rep. Takano (D-CA), Rep. Gutierrez (D-IL), Rep. Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Honda (D-CA), Rep. Welch (D-VT), Rep. Lee (D-CA), Rep. Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Hastings (D-FL), Rep. Norton (D-DC), Rep. Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Green (D-TX), Rep. Conyers (D-MI), Rep. Davis (D-CA), Rep. Chu (D-CA).     

HR 1568, Protecting Religious Minorities Persecuted by ISIS Act of 2015

introduced on March 24, 2015 by Representative Juan Vargas (D-CA) with original co-sponsors Rep. Rooney (R-FL), Rep. Conyers (D-MI) and Rep. Hunter (R-CA).

HR2839, To reform and modernize domestic refugee resettlement programs, and for other purposes

introduced on June 18, 2015 by Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ).

Other resources on refugee legislation