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Introduced in House (12/15/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4247


To provide that certain Cuban entrants are ineligible to receive refugee assistance, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 15, 2015

Mr. Curbelo of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide that certain Cuban entrants are ineligible to receive refugee assistance, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Cuban Immigrant Work Opportunity Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Certain Cubans entrants ineligible for refugee assistance.

(a) In general.—Title V of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980 (8 U.S.C. 1522 note) is amended—

(1) in the heading by striking “Cuban and”; and

(2) in section 501—

(A) by striking “Cuban and” each place it appears; and

(B) in subsection (e)—

(i) in paragraph (1)—

(I) by striking “Cuban/”; and

(II) by striking “Cuba or”; and

(ii) in paragraph (2), by striking “Cuba or”.

(b) Conforming amendments.—

(1) PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT OF 1996.—Title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) is amended by striking “Cuban and Haitian entrant” each place it appears and inserting “Haitian entrant”.

(2) IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT.—Section 245A(h)(2)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1255a(h)(2)(A)) is amended by striking “Cuban and Haitian entrant” each place it appears and inserting “Haitian entrant”.

(c) Applicability.—The amendments made by this section shall apply only in the case of a national of Cuba who enters the United States on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 3. Report.

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration shall submit to Congress a report which describes the methods by which the requirement under section 416.215 of title 20, Code of Federal Regulations, is enforced.


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