S.1703 - HOPE Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 08/02/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1703 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.