Text: H.R.2637 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2637


To prevent the Secretary of Homeland Security from closing certain international field offices, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 9, 2019

Mr. Espaillat (for himself, Mr. García of Illinois, and Miss Rice of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 prevent the Secretary of Homeland Security from closing certain international field offices, 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 “Preserving Overseas Immigration Services Act”.

SEC. 2. International Operations Division.

The Secretary of Homeland Security may not close or consolidate any field office of the International Operations Division of the Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services unless the Secretary obtains the approval of the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate.