H.R.6327 - Citizenship and Service Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Djou, Charles K. [R-HI-1] (Introduced 09/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/20/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.|
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Summary: H.R.6327 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2010)
Citizenship and Service Act of 2010 - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to cancel the removal of, and adjust to conditional permanent resident status, an alien who: (1) entered the United States prior to his or her sixteenth birthday, and has been present in the United States for at least five years immediately preceding enactment of this Act; (2) is a person of good moral character; (3) is not inadmissible or deportable under specified grounds of the Immigration and Nationality Act; and (4) at the time of application, has been admitted to an institution of higher education, or has earned a high school or general education diploma in the United States.
Authorizes: (1) the Secretary to adjust the status of an alien who has met such conditions prior to enactment of this Act to conditional permanent resident status; and (2) such alien to petition the Secretary for permanent resident status at the end of the conditional residence period.
Sets forth the conditions for conditional permanent resident status, including: (1) termination of status for violation of this Act; and (2) removal of conditional status to permanent status.
Sets forth provisions respecting: (1) exclusive jurisdiction; (2) penalties for false application statements; (3) confidentiality; (4) fee prohibitions for expedited application processing; and (5) a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report respecting the number of aliens adjusted under this Act.