Petitioner Death and Immigration Status

Liladhar-Hathi, Indu
September 2011
India Currents;Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p26
The article discusses the landmark immigration bill passed into law by U.S. President Barack Obama on October 28, 2009 which ended the automatic revocation of an immigrant visa petition on the death of the petitioner in the U.S. It mentions that the changes in visa petition regulations allow surviving family members of the deceased petitioner may adjust their immigration status in the country. It also notes that the law includes continued application processing while the petition is pending.


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