The bill would prevent Community Oriented Policing Services Program (COPS) funding from being used to uphold “sanctuary policies,” which prevent law enforcement officials in local municipalities from investigating immigration status or reporting immigration violations to Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE). COPS is important to city, tribal, state, and other local law enforcement agencies because it awards grants used to update technology, hire and train police officers, and develop crime fighting strategies. Please see H.R.1764 for the House Companion legislation.
S. 1038, AgJOBS Act of 2009, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty.
S. 729, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens under the age of 35 who have been in the United States for five consecutive years and came (illegally) to the United States before the age of 16. Such a reward for illegal immigration serves as an incentive for more illegal immigration.
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.
S. 1225, the Immigrant Accountability Act of 2007, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens who: have been in the United States illegally since at least January 7, 2004, submit conclusive proof of employment and presence in the United States, pay a $2,000 fine as well as a fee commensurate with levels charged by DHS relative to other adjustment of status applications and demonstrate their contributions to the United States through the earning of an unspecified number of merit based points which could be accrued.
S. 774, 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 qualify for this amnesty.
S. 340, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty and reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.
S. 237, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty.
The bill would provide a sense of Congress that “comprehensive” immigration legislation (i.e., containing amnesties for illegal aliens, “guestworker” programs, etc.) should be enacted. (NumbersUSA believes that this is a “shell” bill, which, at some point, will be amended to include language very similar to that which the Senate passed in 2006 [S.