Published Date:  

2006-07-28 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would require DHS to deny family classification petitions filed by individuals who owe child support arrearages, as certified by the Department of Health and Human Services, and apply the requirement to previously-approved petitions if a visa has not yet been issued or an adjustment of status has not yet been effected.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for the denial of family classification petitions filed by an individual who owes child support arrearages.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Roscoe Bartlett [R-MD6, 1993-2013] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5977

Chamber:  

House