H.R.1737 - HRIFA Improvement Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17] (Introduced 04/20/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/10/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims.|
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Summary: H.R.1737 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/20/2005)
HRIFA Improvement Act of 2005 - Amends the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998 to: (1) include document fraud among the grounds of inadmissibility which shall not preclude an otherwise qualifying Haitian alien from permanent resident status adjustment; and (2) provide that determinations with respect to children shall be made using the age of an individual as of the date of enactment of this Act.
Permits new status adjustment applications to be filed for a limited time period. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish procedures for reopening status adjustment applications based upon the amendments made by this Act.