H.R.1379 - Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] (Introduced 03/07/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/07/2007 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1379 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/07/2007)
Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise provisions respecting: (1) immigration service fees; and (2) naturalization testing.
Prohibits an applicant or petitioner for U.S. permanent residence or citizenship from being required to use an electronic method to file any application for, or to access, a customer account.
Requires: (1) a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study and report on naturalization background checks; and (2) the Attorney General to make reasonable efforts to complete background checks of applicants for temporary or permanent residence or citizenship within 90 days.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a national citizenship promotion program to assist lawful permanent resident aliens become citizens.