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28% For, 72% Against
25 votes cast
H.R. 2023, The Sudanese Diaspora Loan Forgiveness Act
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H.R. 2023 would establish a student loan forgiveness program for members of the Sudanese Diaspora to enable them to return to southern Sudan and contribute to the reconstruction effort of southern Sudan.
Sudanese Diaspora Loan Forgiveness Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish education loan forgiveness programs for Sudanese citizens who have become naturalized U.S. citizens or who are lawfully residing in the United States if they commit to returning to Southern Sudan for five or more years to help repair damage to infrastructure caused by the Sudanese civil war.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 4/24/2007: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
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