H.R.5595 - To amend section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to create, for an alien seeking to enter the United States as a nonimmigrant to care for a relative with a serious health condition, an exemption from the presumption that the alien is an immigrant.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] (Introduced 06/24/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/24/2010 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5595 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/24/2010)
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to create an exemption from the presumption that an alien seeking U.S. entry is an immigrant for an alien seeking U.S. entry to care for a relative who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident with a serious health condition.
Requires such alien to submit an attestation from a health care provider that includes: (1) a diagnosis and treatment statement; and (2) the expected length of such care.