H.R.1790 - To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to expand the provision of special immigrant status for certain aliens, including translators or interpreters, serving with Federal agencies in Iraq and Afghanistan.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] (Introduced 03/29/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/20/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.1104, which became Public Law 110-36 on 6/15/2007.|
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Summary: H.R.1790 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/29/2007)
Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to authorize special immigrant status for certain Afghan or Iraqi translators or interpreters working with the U.S. Armed Forces or federal agencies in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Currently, such status is authorized for Afghan and Iraqi translators or interpreters working with U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.)
Authorizes: (1) additional annual entrants; (2) adjustment to permanent resident status; and (3) eligibility for refugee assistance.
Sunsets such special immigrant provisions.