Summary

To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and... Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Jan 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Jan 24, 2012

Bill Text

A BILL

To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as-- (1) the ``Adjusted Residency for Military Service Act''; or (2) the ``ARMS Act''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. Sec. 3. Definitions. Sec. 4. Cancellation of removal of certain long-term residents who entered the United States as children. Sec. 5. Conditional nonimmigrant status. Sec. 6. Adjustment of status. Sec. 7. Treatment of aliens meeting requirements for extension of conditional nonimmigrant status. Sec. 8. Exclusive jurisdiction. Sec. 9. Penalties for false statements. Sec. 10. Confidentiality of information. Sec. 11. Treatment of conditional nonimmigrants for certain purposes. Sec. 12. Military enlistment. Sec. 13. GAO report.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

In this Act: (1) In general.--Except as otherwise specifically provided, a term used in this Act that is used in the immigration laws shall have the meaning given such term in the immigration laws. (2) Conditional nonimmigrant.-- (A) Definition.--The term ``conditional nonimmigrant'' means an alien who is granted conditional nonimmigrant status under this Act. (B) Description.--A conditional nonimmigrant-- (i) shall be considered to be an alien within a nonimmigrant class for purposes of the immigration laws; (ii)...

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Bill Summary

To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.

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