H.Con.Res. 350 is a No Amnesty resolution that says amnesty should not be granted to individuals who are in the U.S. illegally.
Providing for the concurrence by the House with amendments in the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 1885.
S. 1749, Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act, would create a comprehensive alien tracking and identification system by implementing an entry-exit system with an integrated database of biometric identifiers for every visa holder. This would have greatly reduced the ability for a visa holder to overstay their visa and become an illegal alien in the U.S.
To provide for a temporary moratorium on visas for certain aliens, and for other purposes.
H.R. 3229, the Visa Entry Reform Act, would implement an entry-exit system an an integrated database of biometric identifiers for every visa holder. It also would have created a comprehensive alien tracking and identification system. This would have reduced illegal immigration by decreasing the ability of a visa holder in the U.S. to overstay their visa and become an illegal alien.
To replace the Immigration and Naturalization Service with the Agency for Immigration Affairs, and for other purposes.
S. 1627, the Visa Entry Reform Act, would create a comprehensive alien tracking and identification system that would implement an entry-exit system to check every visa holder upon entering and exiting the U.S. It would also help reduce the number of applicants who are denied refugee status but then fail to leave the country.
H.R. 3222, the High-tech Work Fairness and Economic Stimulus Act, would reduce the annual number of H-1B visas from 195,000 for FY 2001-2003 to 65,000. In addition the bill would have allowed for a lower annual cap if necessitated by unemployment rates.
H.R. 3077, the Visa Integrity and Security Act, would require H-1B employers to notify authorities if H-1B visa holders never show up for the job. The bill would have also created an entry-exit tracking system that would signal authorities when people who enter the U.S. legally on visas do not leave as they should and stay here illegally.