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H.R. 3159: Kerrie Orozco Act

Title: Kerrie Orozco Act

Introduced: Jul 22, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Brad Ashford [D-NE2]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Summary: Kerrie Orozco Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that any person who is the surviving spouse, child, or parent of a U.S. citizen, whose citizen spouse, parent, or child died as a result of injury or disease incurred in or aggravated by employment as a first responder, and who, in the case of a surviving spouse, was living in marital union with the citizen spouse at the time of his death, may be naturalized upon compliance with all naturalization requirements, except that no prior residence or specified physical presence within the United States shall be required. The Department of Homeland Security shall provide for the granting of posthumous citizenship at the time of death to a person who, while an alien or a noncitizen national of the United States, died as a result of injury or disease incurred or aggravated while serving as a first responder.

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