S. 461: Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Mar 05, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 461

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 5, 2013

(for herself,Mr. Reid,Mrs. Boxer,Mr. Menendez,Mr. Schatz, andMr. Begich) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee 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 2013 .

2.

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 underparagraph (1)or(3) of section 203(a); and

(ii)

have a parent (regardless of whether the parent is 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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