Monday, February 18, 2013

Bill to provide visa for illegal immigrants living in the US | illegal immigrants living in the US to get visa in USA -Draft bill

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Bill to provide visa for illegal immigrants living in the US |  illegal immigrants living in the US to get visa in USA -Draft bill:


WASHINGTON The White House is circulating a draft immigration bill that would create a new visa for illegal immigrants living in the US and allow them to become legal residents within eight years,a report said.
President Barack Obamas bill would create a Lawful Prospective Immigrant visa for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in American,USA Today reported on Saturday.The bill includes more security funding and requires business owners to adopt a system for verifying the immigration status of new hires within four years.It would also require that immigrants pass a criminal background check,submit bio metric information and pay fees to qualify for the new visa.

Who will not be eligible ?

Immigrants who served more than a year in prison for a criminal conviction or were convicted of three or more crimes and were sentenced to a total of 90 days in jail would not be eligible.Crimes committed in other countries that would bar immigrants from legally entering the country would also be ineligible.
Those immigrants facing deportation would be eligible to apply for the visa,the newspaper said.Immigrants would be eligible to apply for a green card within eight years,if they learn English and US history and government,and they would later be eligible to become American citizens.