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CIR stands for the phrase "Comprehensive Immigration Reform," and it means absolutely nothing yet. When you see CIR, it simply refers to the idea of immigration reform, but it does not refer to any specific new or changed laws of any kind whatsoever. It is just a reference to the idea that there might be comprehensive reform of immigration laws in 2013. But nothing yet has been done, and so there is no way to if, when or how it might affect any specific situation.
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