S.1601 - Amerasian Homecoming Act100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 08/06/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/20/1987 Referred to Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1601 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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.