H.R.1475 - Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-9] (Introduced 04/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/11/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1475 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/12/2011)
Domestic Refugee Resettlement Reform and Modernization Act of 2011 - Directs the Comptroller General to conduct a study regarding the effectiveness of the Office of Refugee Resettlement's domestic refugee resettlement programs.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish as head of the Office an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Refugee and Asylee Resettlement. (Currently, the head of such Office is a Director.)
Revises the refugee grant and contract assistance allocation formula.
Directs the Assistant Secretary to: (1) report to Congress regarding states experiencing departures and arrivals due to secondary migration; and (2) expand the Office's data analysis, collection, and sharing activities to include data on mental and physical medical cases, housing needs, and refugee employment.