DOS Announces Draft Legislation on Special Immigrant Visas
Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 07041873 (posted Apr. 18, 2007)"
At a UNHCR international conference on Iraqi refugees and internally displaced persons, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Paula Dobriansky announced that the Bush Administration is sending draft special immigrant visa (SIV) legislation to Congress. The Under Secretary also endorsed the intent of Senate Bill 1104 and H.R. 1790, both of which seek to expand the existing law on SIVs.