H.R.1685 - To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to posthumous citizenship through death while on active-duty service during periods of military hostilities to eliminate the prohibition on immigration benefits for surviving family members and to provide such benefits for spouses and children.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] (Introduced 04/09/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/06/2003 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1685 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act, with respect to the granting of posthumous citizenship to a member of the armed forces who died from an active service-related injury or disease incurred during a period of military hostilities, to eliminate the prohibition on the provision of, and provide immigration status benefits to, the surviving spouse and children of such person.
Introduced in House (04/09/2003)
Makes the provisions of this Act applicable to grants of posthumous citizenship after September 11, 2001.