H.R. 2580 (101st): To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to protect foreign spouses victimized by physical abuse and extreme mental cruelty.

Introduced:

Jun 7, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Louise Slaughter
Representative for New York's 30th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
6/7/1989--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit certain battered alien spouses to apply for permanent residence without filing a joint petition (and interview) with the citizen spouse. Requires such ...

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S. 1456 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 1989

H.R. 4300 (Related)
Family Unity and Employment Opportunity Immigration Act of 1990

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 3, 1990

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Introduced
Jun 7, 1989

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44 cosponsors (42D, 2R) (show)
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