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H.R.932: Support and Defend Our Military Personnel and Their Families Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||immigration|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Mike Thompson, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||5 (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Feb. 28, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 8, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Support and Defend Our Military Personnel and Their Families Act - States that any person who serves or has served under honorable conditions as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces in support of contingency operations shall be eligible for naturalization as if the person had served during a period of presidentially-designated military hostilities.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to extend the period for filing a naturalization application to one year after completion of eligible military service.
Exempts from worldwide immigrant visa numerical limitations an alien who is eligible for a family-sponsored immigrant visa and is either the spouse or child of a permanent resident alien who is serving in the Armed Forces.
Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust to permanent resident status an alien who is a parent, spouse, child, son or daughter, or minor sibling of a person who is serving or has served in the Armed Forces unde...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 8, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.|
|Feb. 28, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|