Summary: H.R.639 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (07/26/1990)

Armed Forces Immigration Adjustment Act of 1989 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to grant special immigrant status to an alien (and accompanying spouse or child), upon recommendation of the executive branch concerned, who has served honorably (or has enlisted to serve) in the U.S. armed forces after October 15, 1978, for at least six years (with an additional six-year reenlistment) for active duty, or 12 years, if separated honorably.

Limits the number of such annual admissions to: (1) 2,000 from treaty states (as defined by this Act); or (2) 100 from non-treaty states. Excludes from such numerical limitations those aliens meeting the requirements of this Act as of the date of enactment.

Permits such aliens to adjust their status to permanent resident status.