H.R.3449 - To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend honorary citizenship to otherwise qualified noncitizens who enlisted in the Philippines and died while serving on active duty with the United States Armed Forces during certain periods of hostilities, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] (Introduced 09/08/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/17/2015 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3449 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/08/2015)
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend posthumous citizenship to an otherwise qualified noncitizen who enlisted, reenlisted, extended enlistment, or was inducted into the U.S. Armed Forces in the Philippines and died as a result of such active duty service during the period September 1, 1939-December 31, 1946.
The executive department under which a person served shall determine whether the person satisfied the requirements for posthumous citizenship.
Specified naturalization and other posthumous benefit provisions shall not apply to the surviving spouse, child, or parent of such a person.