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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 13, 2002

Statement by the Press Secretary

On Wednesday, March 13, 2002, the President signed into law:

  • H.R. 1892, the "Family Sponsor Immigration Act of 2002,? which allows an alternative family member to sign the necessary affidavit of support for an alien in the event of the death of the relative who initially filed a petition for permanent resident status for the alien and;

  • H.R. 3699, which redistributes Fiscal Year 2001 homeless assistance grant funding to applicants from the Jacksonville, Florida, Continuum of Care.