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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedApril 28th, 2009

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Title

Posthumous Citizenship for Binghamton Victims Act

Official Title

A bill to provide for the granting of posthumous citizenship to certain aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence who died as a result of the shootings at the American Civic Association Community Center in Binghamton, New York on April 3, 2009, and for other purposes.

Summary

Posthumous Citizenship for Binghamton Victims Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide for the granting of citizenship as of April 2, 2009, to an individual otherwise eligible for naturalization who: (1) was, as of April 2, 2009, an alien or U.S. national; (2) died as a result of an injury incurred during the April 3, 2009, shooting at the American Civic Association Community Center in Binghamton, New York; and (3) was not culpable for an act that was a cause of an injury during such shooting. Prohibits the granting of derivative immigration benefits to surviving relatives of an individual granted posthumous citizenship under this Act.