S.1618 - International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005

A bill to regulate international marriage broker activity in the United States, to provide for certain protections for individuals who utilize the services of international marriage brokers, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Short: International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to regulate international marriage broker activity in the United States, to provide for certain protections for individuals who utilize the services of international marriage brokers, and for other purposes. as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 1
  • Past Seven Days: 1
  • All-Time: 489
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
09/07/05
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 - Prohibits an international marriage broker from providing any U.S. client with any personal contact information of any individual under the age of 18. Prohibits a marriage broker from providing any U.S. client with the personal contact

Official Summary

International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 - Prohibits an international marriage broker from providing any U.S. client with any personal contact information of any individual under the age of 18. Prohibits a marriage broker from providing any U.S. client with the personal contact information of any foreign national client 18 years of age or older until the marriage broker has:
(1) collected certain background information from the U.S. client;
(2) provided a copy of such background information to the foreign national client;
(3) provided the foreign national client information about legal rights;
(4) received consent from the foreign national client to release personal contact information; and
(5) informed the U.S. client that he or she will be subject to a criminal background check. Requires a marriage broker to collect specified background information from each U.S. client. Sets forth penalties for marriage broker violations. Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to repeal the mail-order bride provision. Provides for the dissemination of a pamphlet about the resources available for immigrant victims of domestic violence to:
(1) foreign national clients of marriage brokers; and
(2) beneficiaries of K-visa petitions. Amends INA to set forth new K-visa processing provisions.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

-% Users Support Bill

0 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC