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To provide discretionary authority to an immigration judge to determine that an alien parent of a United States citizen child should not be ordered removed, deported, or excluded from the US.
Bill # H.R.250

Original Sponsor:
Jose Serrano (D-NY 16th)

Cosponsor Total: 2
(last sponsor added 09/14/2011)
  2 Democrats
About This Legislation:
1/7/2011--Introduced. Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act, in the case of an alien subject to removal, deportation, or exclusion and who is the parent of a U.S. citizen child, to authorize an immigration judge to decline to order such removal if the judge determines such action to be against the child's best interests. States that such discretion shall not apply to an alien when the judge determines that the alien: (1) is excludable or deportable on security grounds; or (2) has engaged in sex trafficking or severe forms of trafficking in persons.
Detailed, up-to-date bill status information on H.R.250.
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