S. 2010, the Immigration Reform Act of 2004, would: reward illegal aliens with jobs and residency, thus serving as an incentive for future illegal immigration, increase the number of family visas available in order to reduce the backlog, thereby increasing legal immigration numbers and increasing chain migration, reward certain illegal aliens with green cards and a path to U.S. citizenship, and increase the number of foreign workers legally allowed to work in the U.S. annually as well as rewarded illegal aliens with jobs.
S. 1645, the Agricultural Job Opportunity, Benefits, and Security Act, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty. It would also reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.
S. 1545, the DREAM Act, would reward illegal aliens under the age of 21 who have been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above with amnesty. An estimated 500,000 to 600,000 illegal aliens would have qualified for this amnesty. It would also reward illegal aliens under the age of 21 who have been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above with in-state tuition rates at colleges and universities.
S. 1461, the Border Security and Immigration Improvement Act, would create a legalization process for almost all illegal aliens who will then be eligible for green cards after 6 years.
S. 1387, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, would create a temporary guestworker program for illegal aliens with an amnesty-on-installment program.
S. 8, the Educational Excellence for All Learners Act, would reward illegal aliens with amnesty by granting in-state tuition and amnesty to certain college-age illegal aliens. It would also create an incentive for illegal immigration by granting in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities to certain illegal aliens.