A bill to amend the section 221 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide relief for adoptive families from immigrant visa fees in certain situations.
May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2015.
Senior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 2 pages
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S. 1300 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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