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Text of the Family Reunification Act of 2010

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5880

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for nonimmigrant visas for certain aliens whose petitions or applications are pending or who have not received immigrant visas.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Family Reunification Act of 2010.

2.

Reinstatement of nonimmigrant visas for certain spouses or children

Section 101(a)(15)(V) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(V)) is amended—

(1)

by striking on or before the date of the enactment of the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act, and inserting December 21, 2010;

(2)

in clause (i), by striking 3 years and inserting 540 days; and

(3)

in clause (ii), by striking 3 years and inserting 540 days.