Summary: H.R.2878 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2878. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.