S.3509 - Support for Vulnerable and Displaced Iraqis Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 09/17/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/17/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3509 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/17/2008)
Support for Vulnerable and Displaced Iraqis Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of State to develop a comprehensive regional strategy to address the mass displacement of Iraqis inside Iraq and as refugees into neighboring countries.
Requires that such strategy: (1) address the challenges facing Iraqi refugees; (2) address the government of Iraq's responsibility to help meet the humanitarian needs of its citizens in Iraq and the region and related U.S. support; (3) assess the needs of vulnerable Iraqis in Iraq, especially internally displaced persons and Iraqi refugees in the region; (4) include the number of refugees from Iraq that the United States plans to resettle in the United States; (5) describe U.S. government steps to engage the international community and the government of Iraq in implementing such strategy; and (6) include plans to assess the strategy's impact.