Summary: H.R.1790 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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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.