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H.R. 285: Pakistani Temporary Protected Status Act of 2011

Summary: To designate Pakistan under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Pakistan to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section. (More Info)

H.R. 285 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) 2,661 Facebook fans 1,642 Twitter followers

SAALT strongly supports the Pakistani Temporary Protected Status Act of 2011 (H.R. 285). This bill is vital for safety and security of Pakistani nationals currently in the United States who are unable to return to their home country due to the devastation caused by the floods in 2010.

During July 2010, Pakistan was severely affected by monsoon rains in various regions in the country, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab, and Balochistan. The floods that followed demolished much of the country’s infrastructure; created life-threatening situations for millions of residents; and resulted in a death toll of nearly 2,000 ...

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