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H.R.1525: Save America Comprehensive Immigration Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about immigration
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Sponsor Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 12, 2013
Latest Major Action April 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Save America Comprehensive Immigration Act of 2013 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to provide increased protections and eligibility for family-sponsored immigrants.

Directs the Secretary of State to establish a Board of Family-based Visa Appeals within the Department of State.

Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to deny a family-based immigration petition by a U.S. petitioner for an alien spouse or child if: (1) the petitioner is on the national sex offender registry for a conviction that resulted in more than one year's imprisonment, (2) the petitioner has failed to rebut such information within 90 days, and (3) granting the petition would put a spouse or child beneficiary in danger of sexual abuse.

Directs the Secretary to establish the Task Force to Rescue Immigrant Victims of American Sex Offenders.

Authorizes the Secretary to adjust the status of aliens who would otherwise be inadmissible (due to unlawful p...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
April 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
April 12, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
April 12, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security
April 12, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary