There is one summary for H.R.144. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)

Haitian Protection Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to designate Haiti as a country whose qualifying nationals may be eligible for temporary protected status.

Provides for: (1) an initial 18-month designation period; and (2) authorization for temporary travel abroad.