H.R.477 - Nuclear Family Priority Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes related to family-sponsored immigrants and to reduce the number of such immigrants, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes related to family-sponsored immigrants and to reduce the number of such immigrants, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Nuclear Family Priority Act as introduced.

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Phil Gingrey

R-GA

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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 categ

Official Summary

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.

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