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Introduced in House (02/17/2005)

Compassionate Visitor Visa Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to create a presumption that certain aliens seeking temporary entry into the United States in connection with the serious illness or death of a specified U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident family member (or other emergency or compelling circumstances involving such family members as the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish) are entitled to nonimmigrant status unless a consular or immigration officer determines that the applicant: (1) is inadmissible; or (2) does not intend to depart the United States following the period of authorized admission.