H.R. 3647: Fairness for Families Act of 2015

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that United States citizens' sons and daughters with mental or physical disabilities be considered immediate relatives for purposes of exemption from numerical limitations on visas issued to such sons and daughters.

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Sep 29, 2015


Referred to Committee on Sep 29, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 29, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Beto O'Rourke

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 2 pages


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Sep 29, 2015

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H.R. 3647 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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