Published Date:  

2006-03-03 05:00

Public Description:  

S. 2368, the Border Security and Interior Enforcement Improvement Act, would increase border control by providing for the construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border, adding Border Patrol agents, adding facilities and detention beds for detained aliens, and mandating use of an entry-exit system; increase interior enforcement by mandating use of an entry-exit system, providing for potential involvement of state and local law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of immigration laws, and establishing a permanent and mandatory employment eligibility; and eliminate the visa lottery that each year awards 50,000 visas to aliens on a totally random basis.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Sen. Ben Nelson [D-NE, 2001-2013] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 2368

Chamber:  

Senate