Summary: H.R.3171 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/06/1987)

Amerasian Homecoming Act - Provides for the admission as an immigrant into the United States (for two years beginning 90 days after enactment of this Act) of an alien residing in Vietnam who: (1) was born in Vietnam after January 1, 1962, and before January 1, 1976, and whose father was a U.S. citizen; or (2) is the spouse, child, or mother, or has acted as the next of kin (with specified limitations) of such an alien. Requires on-site consular interviews in making such determinations.

Provides for an eight-month period of visa validity.

Provides, with regard to such aliens, for: (1) the waiver of specified exclusionary grounds under the Immigration and Nationality Act; and (2) specified (refugee) assistance under such Act.

Directs the Attorney General, in cooperation with the Secretary of State, to submit program reports to the Congress annually for three years.