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H.R. 2771 (112th): To amend Public Law 89-732 to increase to 5 years the period during which a Cuban national must be physically present in the United States in order to qualify for adjustment of status to that of a permanent resident, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 1, 2011 (Introduced).


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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2771

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 1, 2011

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

A BILL

To amend Public Law 89–732 to increase to 5 years the period during which a Cuban national must be physically present in the United States in order to qualify for adjustment of status to that of a permanent resident, and for other purposes.

1.

Modification of rules regarding adjustment of status for Cuban refugees

Section 1 of Public Law 89–732 is amended—

(1)

by striking one year, and inserting five years,; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following: An alien shall be ineligible for adjustment of status under this section if the alien returns to Cuba after admission or parole into the United States. The Secretary of Homeland Security shall rescind the status of an alien who obtained adjustment of status under this section if the alien returns to Cuba before being admitted to citizenship in accordance with title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.), and the alien shall thereafter be subject to all the provisions of such Act to the same extent as if the adjustment of status had not been made..