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HOPE Act
Healthcare Opportunities for Patriots in Exile Act

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A bill to amend section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow certain alien veterans to be paroled into the United States to receive health care furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.


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08/02/2017Introduced in Senate

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08/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 04/18/2018

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Senate Judiciary08/02/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/02/2017)

Healthcare Opportunities for Patriots in Exile Act or the HOPE Act

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to parole into the United States an alien veteran who: (1) is seeking temporary admission to receive health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and (2) is outside the United States after having been ordered removed or voluntarily departed from the United States.

Such parole shall not be available for an alien who is inadmissible due to a criminal conviction for a crime of violence, excluding a purely political offense, or a crime that endangers U.S. national security, for which the alien has served at least five years in prison.