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Text of the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 26, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1141

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 26, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Inouye, and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2011.

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Exemption from immigrant visa limit

Section 201(b)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1151(b)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(F)

Aliens who—

(i)

are eligible for a visa under paragraph (1) or (3) of section 203(a); and

(ii)

have a parent (regardless of whether the parent in living or dead) who was naturalized pursuant to—

(I)

section 405 of the Immigration Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–649; 8 U.S.C. 1440 note); or

(II)

title III of the Act of October 14, 1940 (54 Stat. 1137, chapter 876), as added by section 1001 of the Second War Powers Act, 1942 (56 Stat. 182, chapter 199).

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