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Hello, tell me what can be with as who came after 31.dec 2011?
The proposal of the new immigration law tell about immigrants before that period. I'm paying taxes for 3 years like citizen but my visa expired in October 2012, and i have 3 visas in my passport but the last one I overstayed 6 months for now. My last entry was May 11 2012.

First of all, thank you for your time, i can see that i'm not eligible for immigrant benefits i'm just asking what is going to happend with someone who is not eligible? I'm looking in a proposal bill but it's kinda confusing.

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No final law yet, so no specific eligibility criteria is available. Many more changes can happen, including the residence requirement.

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Relax. There is no new law yet. All you hear or read are mere "proposals" that have to be debated, negotiated and reconciled between the 2 houses of congress. Hold your breath: the actual piece of legislation to come out of all this will most likely be quite different than what you are seeing or hearing now. Stay tuned.

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it is just a proposal. No one knows whether that will be the version of the law or not. I am very skeptical any law will be enacted at all.

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It does not seem you can benefit by the new Senate Bill. Perhaps the House version will be more helpful.

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The current senate proposal would not cover you. But many things can and will change before we have an actual law passed by congress.

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