Summary: S.484 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (05/24/2000)

Bring Them Home Alive Act of 2000 - Directs the Attorney General to grant refugee status in the United States to any alien (and the parent, spouse, or child of such alien) who: (1) is a national of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, China, or any of the independent states of the former Soviet Union; and (2) personally delivers into U.S. custody a living American Vietnam War POW or MIA.

Requires the granting of the same status to any alien (and parent, spouse, or child) who is a national of North Korea, China, or any of the independent states of the former Soviet Union and who personally delivers a living American Korean War POW or MIA.

Directs the International Broadcasting Bureau to broadcast to such foreign countries information that promotes such ("Bring Them Home Alive") refugee programs. Requires: (1) a minimum programming level for such broadcasting; and (2) the Bureau to ensure that such information is made available on the Internet.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that RFE/RL, Inc., Radio Free Asia, and any other recipient of Federal grants that broadcasts to such countries should also broadcast such information.