H.R.2839 - To reform and modernize domestic refugee resettlement programs, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 06/18/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/01/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2839 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/18/2015)
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study the effectiveness of the Office of Refugee Resettlement's domestic refugee resettlement programs.
Requires the Office to: (1) ensure that refugee assistance is provided to qualifying refugees who are secondary migrants; (2) report to Congress regarding states experiencing departures and arrivals due to secondary migration; and (3) expand the Office's data analysis, collection, and sharing activities to include data on mental and physical medical cases, housing needs, and refugee employment.
Requires the Department of State and the Department of Health and Human Services to provide refugee resettlement guidance to appropriate national, state, and local entities.