Published Date:  

2005-11-07 05:00

Public Description:  

H.R. 4240, the Secure America Act, would increase border control by permitting the use of the Army and Air Force to secure the border and increase interior enforcement by increasing criminal fines and penalties for alien smuggling and by authorizing DHS to deny admission to aliens from countries that refuse to accept return of their nationals who are removed by the United States.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. John Hostettler [R-IN8, 1995-2006] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 4240

Chamber:  

House