H.R.2878 - Compassionate Visa for Medical Treatment Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 09/09/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/23/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2878 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/09/2011)
Compassionate Visa for Medical Treatment Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include among nonimmigrant classifications: (1) an alien seeking to enter the United States temporarily and solely to receive medical treatment (including participation in a research study) for a disease or condition that if untreated threatens to undermine the alien's survival or day-to-day functioning with an increased likelihood of progression to a more severe disease or condition; or (2) such alien's accompanying or following son, daughter, spouse, or parent.
Sets forth related conditions of admission.