Summary: H.R.2022 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/13/1989)

Provides for the establishment of categories of aliens presumed to be subject to persecution in their home countries and therefore admissible into the United States as refugees.

Directs the Attorney General to establish such categories for aliens who are or were nationals and residents of: (1) the Soviet Union; (2) Indochina (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia); or (3) Poland.

Deems the following groups to be in such categories: (1) Jews, Evangelical Christians, and members of the Ukranian Catholic or Orthodox Churches in the Soviet Union; and (2) Indochinese identified by certain Immigration and Naturalization Service refugee guidelines.

Provides for the adjustment to refugee status for certain Soviet and Indochinese parolees residing in the United States.