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United Stateless Applauds Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Jamie Raskin's "Stateless Protection Act"


Washington, D.C., Dec 22, 2022, for immediate release). —United Stateless, a national organization led by stateless people, applauds the introduction of a new bill in congress.

Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Jamie Raskin's "Stateless Protection Act" (Text of S. 5330/H.R. 9671, the Stateless Protection Act, can be downloaded here) will resolve the status of stateless persons in the United States. It will promote their access to fundamental human rights and human dignity. It will also prevent statelessness from occurring under United States law or on United States territory.

 

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U.S. Stateless Advocates Celebrate New USCIS Guidelines on Statelessness Going Into Effect

 

—Affects up to 200,000 people in the U.S.

—Will ensure that statelessness is considered in discretionary immigration decisions

—Will raise awareness about statelessness among legal professionals

—May pave the way for future legislation

—In line with international human rights law

(New York, Oct 31, For Immediate Release)—Stateless advocates around the world are celebrating as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Director Ur Jaddou are implementing a new policy this week to consider statelessness for immigration purposes.

 

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