Summary: H.R.2293 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (05/26/2005)

Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide special immigrant status to otherwise eligible and admissible nationals of Iraq or Afghanistan who: (1) worked directly as translators with the U.S. Armed Forces for at least 12 months; (2) obtained a favorable recommendation from the first General or Flag officer in the the unit they supported; and (3) cleared a background check and screening. Provides derivative status for spouses and children accompanying or following to join such aliens.

Limits to 50 the total number of principal aliens who may be provided status under this Act during any fiscal year.