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S Amdt 3780 - Asylum Seeker Amendment - Key Vote

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Jeff Bingaman voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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

Title: Asylum Seeker Amendment

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

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Co-sponsors

  • 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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