To temporarily expand the V nonimmigrant visa category to include Haitians whose petition for a family-sponsored immigrant visa was approved on or before January 12, 2010.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2010
Length: 4 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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43 Cosponsors (42 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Feb 5, 2010
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Nov 1, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3297 (112th).
H.R. 4616 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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