H.R.5977 - American Child Support Enforcement Immigration Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] (Introduced 07/28/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||07/28/2006 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.5977 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2006)
American Child Support Enforcement Immigration Act of 2006 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) from approving a family-based immigration petition or fiance/fiancee nonimmigrant petition by a petitioner certified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services as owing child support arrearages.
Authorizes the Secretary to revoke a previously-approved petition (if a visa has not been issued or a status adjustment has not been effected) if such petition would not have been approved had the provisions of this Act been in effect.