H.R. 3938, the Enforcement First Immigration Reform Act, would: 1) reduce rewards for illegal immigration by prohibiting Social Security for illegal aliens, 2) reduce chain migration by eliminating the Family 4th Preference category which allots 65,000 visas each year to the siblings of adult U.S.
H.R. 2092, the Save America Comprehensive Immigration Act, would double to 960,000 the number of visas available to family-based immigrants and it would grant nonimmigrant status to any would-be family-based immigrant for whom a visa is not immediately available. It would also grant amnesty to illegal aliens who have been in the United States for the past five years, who are able to marry a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or find an employer willing to sponsor them, who are Haitian or Liberian, or who have been granted Temporary Protected Status.
H.R. 1219, the SAFE for America Act, would eliminate the visa lottery that each year gives 50,000 green cards to people without any regard to humanitarian need, family connections, or potential contribution to the U.S.
To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require agreements regarding the wholesale price of brand-name prescription drugs as a condition of the allowance of certain tax deductions and credits.
H.R. 4885, the Comprehensive Immigration Fairness Act, would create an amnesty for illegal aliens who have been physically present in the U.S. for five years and have never been convicted of a criminal offense. In addition to this general amnesty, it would include special amnesties for Haitians and Liberians. The bill would also increase annual admissions of refugee and aslyees by allowing refugee/asylee status for certain adult unmarried children of refugees and asylees and would establish gender based persecution as grounds for refugee status.
H.R. 3918, the Comprehensive Immigration Fairness Reform Act, would create an amnesty for illegal aliens who have been physically present in the U.S. for five years and have never been convicted of a criminal offense. In addition to this general amnesty, H.R. 3918 included special amnesties for Haitians and Liberians. The bill would also increase the cap on lottery visas from 55,000 to 110,000 annually.