H.R.8685: Afghan Adjustment Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Aug. 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

144 (134 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Afghan Adjustment Act This bill expands eligibility for special immigrant visas to certain Afghan nationals (and accompanying spouse and children) and addresses related issues. The Department of Homeland Security may provide such visas to Afghan nationals who provided qualifying service as a member of the Afghan Air Force or other specified entities and meet eligibility requirements, such as passing a background check. Currently, special...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Aug. 9, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Aug. 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

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