Summary: H.R.5766 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/13/2016)

Amerasian Paternity Recognition Act of 2016

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to confer automatic citizenship on aliens residing in the United States in lawful permanent resident status:

  • pursuant to an approved classification petition that gives preferential treatment to persons born in Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea, or Thailand after 1950 and before October 22, 1982, and fathered by a U.S. citizen; or
  • who were born in Vietnam after January 1, 1962, and before January 1, 1976, and fathered by a U.S. citizen.