SAFER Act of 2003
H.R. 3534, the BE REAL Act, would reduce rewards for illegal immigration by prohibiting the issuance of Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers to illegal aliens. It would eliminate the Section 245(i) amnesty for certain illegal aliens. It would increase border control by amending the Posse Comitatus Act to authorize the use of the U.S. military for border enforcement.
H.R. 3452, the VISA Act, would help reduce illegal immigration by authorizing Congress to use the military to secure the borders. It would also limit the release of aliens in removal proceedings, thereby reducing the number of illegal aliens with standing deportation orders who are able to disappear before they are deported.
H.R. 3271, the Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act, would increase chain migration by increasing the annual cap on family-based legal immigrants by about 250,000. It would also grant amnesty to some 6.5 million illegal immigrants in the United States.
S. 1685, the Basic Pilot Program Extension and Expansion Act, would extend the voluntary workplace verification program for five years and expand it to all 50 states. This program is an important component of preventing illegal aliens from taking jobs from those who have the legal right to work in this country.
H.R. 3142, the Agricultural Job Opportunity, Benefits, and Security Act, would reward certain illegal aliens working 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. 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.
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure the integrity of the L-1 visa for intracompany transferees.
H.R. 3052, the State Accountability and Identity Fraud Elimination Act, would withhold highway apportionments from states that have a policy of granting driver's licenses to illegal aliens. This would create a disincentive for states to reward illegal aliens with driver's licenses.
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.