Summary: H.R.150 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/13/1989)

Posthumous Citizenship for Active Duty Service Act of 1989 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for posthumous naturalization of aliens and noncitizen nationals by reason of death while on active-duty service in the U.S. armed forces during periods of military hostilities.

States that a request for the granting of posthumous citizenship may be filed only by the next-of-kin or another representative determined by the Attorney General.

Requires such request to be filed by the later of: (1) two years after enactment of this Act; or (2) the date of the veteran's death.

States that this Act shall not bestow any immigration benefits upon a spouse, child, or relative of the veteran.