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S Amdt 3780 - Asylum Seeker Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Edward Kennedy, Sr. made in this general time period.




Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Asylum Seeker Amendment

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that prohibits the 'special exclusion' of an undocumented individual that is eligible to seek asylum due to fear of persecution because of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion in the country of origin of the undocumented immigrant.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Asylum Seeker Amendment



  • Mark O. Hatfield (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Wellstone (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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