S.1339 - Persian Gulf War POW/MIA Accountability Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] (Introduced 08/02/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary | House - Judiciary; International Relations|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-749|
|Latest Action:||10/29/2002 Became Public Law No: 107-258. (TXT | PDF)|
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Summary: S.1339 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Persian Gulf War POW/MIA Accountability Act of 2002 - Amends the Bring Them Home Alive Act of 2000 to direct the Attorney General to grant refugee status in the United States to any alien (and parent, spouse, or child thereof) who: (1) is a national of Iraq or a nation of the Greater Middle East Region; and (2) personally delivers into the custody of the United States Government a living American Persian Gulf War POW/MIA. Provides exceptions with respect to an alien terrorist, persecutor, person who has been convicted of a serious criminal offense, or person who presents a danger to the security of the United States, as set forth under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Passed Senate amended (07/29/2002)
Includes Iraq, Kuwait, and any other country of the Greater Middle East Region among the countries to which the International Broadcasting Bureau is required to broadcast information that promotes such refugee program.