S. 795 (110th): Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007

Mar 07, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Barack Obama
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated
Mar 07, 2007
16 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1379 (Related)
Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 07, 2007


This bill was introduced on March 7, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 07, 2007
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 2007
Full Title

A bill to assist aliens who have been lawfully admitted in becoming citizens of the United States, and for other purposes.


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5 cosponsors (4D, 1I) (show)

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Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise provisions respecting: (1) immigration service fees; and (2) naturalization testing.
Prohibits an applicant or petitioner for U.S. permanent residence or citizenship from being required to use an electronic method to file any application to, or access a customer account.
Requires: (1) a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study and report on naturalization background checks; and (2) the Attorney General to make reasonable efforts to complete background checks of applicants for temporary or permanent residence or citizenship within 90 days.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a national citizenship promotion program to assist lawful permanent resident aliens become citizens.

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