H.R.2602 - Timely Repatriation Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 06/28/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/15/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.|
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Summary: H.R.2602 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/28/2013)
Timely Repatriation Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish a report every six months listing countries that have: (1) refused or unreasonably delayed repatriation of an alien who is a national of that country, and the total number of such aliens; and (2) an excessive repatriation failure rate.
Directs the Secretary of State with respect to a listed country: (1) to not issue visas to attendants, servants, and personal employees of such country's diplomats and officials/employees; and (2) reduce the number of visas available for such country's diplomats and officials/employees by 10% for each six months that a country is listed.
Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to exempt a country from inclusion if the total number of nonrepatriations outstanding is less than 10% for the preceding 3-year period.