H.R.4594 - Afghan Allies Protection Extension Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 05/07/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.|
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Summary: H.R.4594 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2014)
Afghan Allies Protection Extension Act - Amends the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to extend: (1) the Afghan special immigrant visa program through FY2015, and (2) unused visa carryover authority through December 31, 2016.
Expands the scope of a principal alien's qualifying employment to include employment by or on behalf of: (1) an organization associated with the U.S. mission in Afghanistan that has received U.S. funding through an official and documented contract, grant, or cooperative agreement; or (2) a media or nongovernmental organization headquartered in the United States.
Revises family member requirements.