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H.R. 6580: Kerrie Orozco First Responders Family Support Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6580 allows the immediate relatives of first responders who die as a result of injury or illness that occurs in the line of duty to continue to process their immigration application in a timely manner despite the death of their loved one.

Under current law, surviving family members of first responders who have pending immigration applications are required to meet certain lengths of time for residency in the United States prior to naturalizing. This legislation would provide the same courtesy, waiving the residency requirements, that is given to ...

Sponsor and status

Don Bacon

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jul 26, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

12% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6580 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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