S.922 - Naturalization and Family Protection for Military Members Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 04/11/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/11/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5381-5382) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.922 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Naturalization and Family Protection for Military Members Act of 2003 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act respecting naturalization through service in the armed forces to: (1) reduce the required service from three years to two years; (2) prohibit the imposition of a naturalization fee; and (3) qualify the Selective Reserve of the Ready Reserve for such benefits.
Introduced in Senate (04/11/2003)
Provides for overseas naturalization proceedings for members of the armed forces.
Retains immediate relative status for the alien spouse, child, or parent of a U.S. citizen who died from injury or disease incurred while serving honorably on active military service. (Requires petition filing within two years of such death.)
States that an application for status adjustment by the alien spouse, child, or parent of an alien member of the armed forces who was granted service-related posthumous citizenship may be adjudicated as if the death had not occurred. (Requires application filing prior to such death.)
Treats the spouse, child, or parent of a lawful permanent resident who was granted service-related posthumous citizenship as a valid petitioner for immediate family status. (Requires parent filing within two years of such death.)
Permits such aliens to apply for permanent resident status adjustment.
Waives specified grounds of inadmissibility.