S. 95 would prevent sanctuary cities from receiving Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) funding. Sanctuary cities refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials and their cities are safe havens for illegal aliens.
S. 2368, SAVE Act of 2007, would help reduce illegal immigration by requiring every employer in the United States to eventually use the E-Verify electronic employment eligibility verification system to verify that every employee has the legal right to work in the United States. As well, S. 2368 contains other interior enforcement measures such as increasing the number of ICE agents and training at least 250 State and local law enforcement officers on how to perform federal immigration enforcement procedures.
S. 1269, the ENFORCE Act, would establish, within Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the National Border Neighborhood Watch (NBNW), which would authorize retired law enforcement officers to assist Border Patrol agents by reporting illegal border crossings, and would allow civilian volunteers to participate in the NBNW, provided CBP-defined criteria are met; would provide for fencing and security improvements along the southern U.S.
The bill would require DHS to share immigration information with the Justice Department (DOJ); would require DHS and DOJ to submit a joint report to Congress on improving the performance of Federal immigration databases to ensure the prompt entry of immigration information; would require the head of each state and local law enforcement agency to collect and report to DHS all immigration and DWI-related information collected in the course of normal duties and would require that information to appear as a flag in the Wanted Person File of the National Crime Information Center database; would
The bill would increase, in fiscal years 2008 through 2012, the number of Deputy U.S. Marshals investigating criminal matters related to immigration.
A bill to increase the number of Deputy United States Marshals that investigate immigration crimes.
The bill would require the appointment of additional Federal judges and, subsequently, require that they be assigned to district courts in which criminal immigration filings represented more than 50 percent of all criminal filings for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2004.
A bill to increase the number of Federal judgeships, in accordance with recommendations by the Judicial Conference, in districts that have an extraordinarily high immigration caseload.
S. 330, Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2007, would add an additional 3,000 Border Patrol agents authorized by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, and would require that 20 percent of the annual net increase in agents be assigned to the northern border.
The bill would toughen document fraud laws by, among other things: (1) penalizing those who traffic in 10 or more passports or visas by up to 20 years in prison; (2) establishing a new crime to penalize sham attorneys and legal experts who engage in schemes to defraud aliens based on immigration laws; (3) establishing criminal penalties `for those who conspire and/or attempt to commit passport and visa fraud; (4) clarifying that these laws apply to both U.S.