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14 U.S. Immigration In 2019 – Notable Policy Updates In Oct. 2019, Sen. Dick Durbin, Patrick Leahy and Mazie Hirono introduced the RELIEF Act. According to AILA, it would: • Eliminate the family and employment green card backlog over five years in the order in which applications were filed • Classify spouses and children of LPRs as immediate relatives and exempt derivative beneficiaries of employment-based petitions from annual green card limits • Protect "aging-out" children who qualify for LPR status based on a parent's immigration petition Source: https://www.aila.org/advo-media/whats-happening-in-congress/pending-legislation/s2603-relief-act Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) Act

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