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US Senator introduces bill to grant green card to long term US Residents

In March, Padilla, chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety, held a hearing titled “Removing Barriers to Legal Migration to Strengthen our Communities and Economy”, during which he heard testimony from Indian American Dreamer, Athulya Rajakumar.

Source - Pexel

United States Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) introduced a bill to expand a pathway to permanency for millions of long-term U.S. residents including including Dreamers, forcibly displaced citizens (TPS holders), children of long-term visa holders who face deportation, essential workers, and H-1B visa holders who have been waiting years for a green card to become available.

The legislation will update the existing immigration registry and make it possible for am immigrant who has lived in the U.S. continuously for at least seven years and been  of “good moral character”, to qualify for lawful permanent residency.

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