Published Date:  

2007-03-28 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would waive an alien’s inadmissibility resulting from misrepresentation of a material fact if that alien is an immediate relative of an active duty or reserve member of the Armed Forces; would apply the waiver to misrepresentations made before, on, or after enactment; and would extend eligibility for a V nonimmigrant visa, which permits nonimmigrant spouses and minor children of lawful permanent residents who are beneficiaries of an immigrant petition to reside and work in the United States while waiting to obtain immigrant status, to those immediate relative aliens.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive inadmissibility based on a misrepresentation in the case of an immediate relative of an active duty or reserve member of the Armed Forces and to extend the V nonimmigrant visa program for spouses and children of such a member.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Solomon Ortiz [D-TX27, 1983-2010] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1745

Chamber:  

House