Text: H.R.2115 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/03/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2115


To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2011

Ms. Hirono (for herself, Mr. Austria, Ms. Hanabusa, Ms. Chu, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Honda, and Mr. Faleomavaega) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Filipino Veterans of World War II Family Reunification Act”.

SEC. 2. Exemption from immigrant visa limit.

Section 201(b)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151(b)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(F) Aliens who are eligible for an immigrant visa under paragraph (1) or (3) of section 203(a) and who have a parent who was naturalized pursuant to section 405 of the Immigration Act of 1990 (8 U.S.C. 1440 note).”.