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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
    IntroducedFebruary 4th, 2013

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Official Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the provisions relating to status under section 101(a)(15)(U) of that Act.

Summary

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding U-visa (victims of certain crimes) provisions to: (1) limit derivative visas to spouses and children of an alien victim; (2) require visa recipients to be a victim of an actual crime by eliminating eligibility based upon being the intended victim of an attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any of the specified crimes; (3) limit visa duration to the lesser of three years or the period of limitations prescribed for the qualifying crime; and (4) eliminate U-visa status adjustment to permanent legal resident status.

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