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H.R.477: Nuclear Family Priority Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||immigration|
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|Sponsor||Phil Gingrey, R-Ga.|
|Total Cosponsors||22 (1 Democrat, 21 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 28, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Nuclear Family Priority Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate parents from the definition of "immediate relatives" with respect to those aliens not subject to worldwide immigration levels or numerical limitations.
Replaces existing family-sponsored immigrant categories with a single preference allocation for spouses and children of permanent resident aliens.
Reduces the number of, and revises the calculation for, fiscal year family-sponsored immigrant entrants.
Establishes a nonimmigrant visa category for an alien who is a parent of a U.S. citizen at least 21 years old.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 28, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.|
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|