Published Date:  

2006-07-19 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would prohibit DHS from paroling into the United States an alien solely because he/she: (1) fell ill while seeking admission, or waiting to seek admission; or (2) approaches a DHS agent or official at or near the border in order to seek emergency medical assistance.

To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from paroling into the United States an alien who falls ill while seeking admission at a port of entry or seeks emergency medical assistance by approaching an agent or official of the Department of Homeland Security at or near a border.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5841

Chamber:  

House