Published Date:  

2001-10-03 04:00

Public Description:  

S. 1491 would create and implement a fingerprint processing system for every visa holder. This would help increase interior enforcement by allowing for tracking of aliens while they are in the U.S. and decreasing the probability that an alien will overstay a visa and become an illegal alien.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Sen. Olympia Snowe [R-ME, 1995-2013] in the 107th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 1491

Chamber:  

Senate

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence