H.R.3663 - Haitian Refugee Fairness Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] (Introduced 11/22/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/15/1994 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3663 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/22/1993)
Haitian Refugee Fairness Act - Expresses the sense of the Congress with respect to U.S. obligations in support of the international law requirement of nonrefoulement.
Prohibits the U.S. Government from returning or causing to be returned to Haiti any Haitian national (with specified exceptions for certain felons and persons who participated in persecutions) outside U.S. territorial waters, or inside territorial waters of another country, unless the Government has first determined the individual not to be a refugee.
(Sec. 3) Provides: (1) temporary protected status for qualifying Haitians; and (2) reimbursement for related State and local costs.
(Sec. 5) Obligates specified funds for: (1) the Community Relations Service; and (2) primary and secondary resettlement services for paroled Cubans and Haitians.
(Sec. 6) Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for a Cuban/Haitian Entrant Emergency Fund to be established in the Treasury.
Requires the Attorney General to provide an annual estimation of Cuban and Haitian parolees.