H.R.454 - HRIFA Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17] (Introduced 01/12/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/02/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.454 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/12/2007)
HRIFA Improvement Act of 2007 - Amends the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998 to: (1) provide that determinations with respect to children shall be made using the age and status of an individual on October 21, 1998 (enactment date of the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998); (2) permit an application based upon child status to be filed by a parent or guardian if the child is present in the United States on such filing date; and (3) include document fraud among the grounds of inadmissibility which shall not preclude an otherwise qualifying Haitian alien from permanent resident status adjustment.
Permits new status adjustment applications to be filed for a limited time period.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish procedures for reopening status adjustment applications that are affected by amendments made by this Act.