Published Date:  

2006-06-13 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would render detainable and deportable all aliens sentenced to incarceration; would subject all criminal aliens to expedited removal proceedings; would prohibit state and local governments from using Federal funds to incarcerate criminal aliens unless: (1) for each conviction, the state or local government provides DHS with information adequate for DHS to determine whether the alien is lawfully present; and (2) for each alien determined to be unlawfully present, the state or local government transfers custody of that alien to DHS no later than the expiration of the alien’s prison term or, if a term of imprisonment is not imposed, the sentencing date.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to render deportable all aliens convicted of a criminal offense resulting in a sentence of incarceration, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  


Bill Number:  

H.R. 5597