Congress Renews Morrison-Lautenberg Amendment
Posted by Christopher Coen on December 21, 2011
Jewish organizations praised Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) for reauthorization of legislation that grants refugee status to religious minorities in Iran and to Jews in the former Soviet Union.
The “Lautenberg Amendment” — a small portion of the Omnibus Spending Bill — was approved by both houses of Congress last week.
President Barack Obama is expected to sign it into law before the holiday weekend… Read more here