Published Date:  

2002-06-25 04:00

Public Description:  

H.R. 5013, the SAFER Act, would significantly reduce annual immigration levels by: eliminating chain migration categories, eliminating the unskilled worker visa category that currently grants 10,000 visas to unskilled workers every year, reducing annual refugee admissions by about half, reducing annual immigration levels by 55,000 through elimination of the diversity visa lottery, increasing border control through the use of the military on the border and an increased number of border patrol agents, and strengthen interior enforcement through document security; employment eligibility verification; visa term compliance bonds; and alien registration requirements.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. George Gekas [R-PA17, 1983-2002] in the 107th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5013

Chamber:  

House