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S.2516 - Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act

A bill to assist members of the Armed Forces in obtaining United States citizenship, and for other purposes. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act as passed senate.
  • Official: A bill to assist members of the Armed Forces in obtaining United States citizenship, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act as introduced.
  • Short: Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act as passed house.
  • Short: Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act as enacted.

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12/18/07
 
03/11/08
 
06/09/08
 
06/26/08
 

Official Summary

Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to use the fingerprints provided by an individual at the time of military enlistment or at the time of applying for (immigration) status adjustment to satisfy any naturalization ba

Official Summary

Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act -

(Sec. 2)

Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to use the fingerprints provided by an individual at the time of military enlistment or at the time of applying for (immigration) status adjustment to satisfy any naturalization background or security requirements if:
(1) the individual may be naturalized under the Immigration and Nationality Act, was fingerprinted in accordance with Department of Defense (DOD) requirements, and submits a naturalization application within 24 months of enlistment or provides the required biometric information at the time of application for status adjustment if filed within 24 months after enlistment; and
(2) the Secretary determines that the biometric information provided, including fingerprints, is sufficient to conduct the naturalization background and security checks. Directs the Secretary to:
(1) determine the format for biometric information, including fingerprints;
(2) implement procedures for electronic transmission of biometric information that will safeguard privacy and civil liberties; and
(3) provide for centralization of naturalization applications of active duty personnel serving abroad and such applications' expedited processing.

(Sec. 3)

Directs the Secretary to update the appropriate Internet websites to reflect naturalization law changes. Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary should make necessary updates to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) application forms.

(Sec. 4)

Directs the Secretary to report to the appropriate congressional committees with respect to the adjudication of military service-related naturalization applications. Directs the Comptroller General to conduct a study and report to the appropriate congressional committees with respect to implementation of this Act by the Secretaries of Homeland Security and Defense.

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