Published Date:  

2011-05-03 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would increase penalties for employing illegal aliens up to $80,000 for the first offense, up to $200,000 for the second offense, and up to $1,600,000 for the third offense. Furthermore, 80% of the fines collected would be rewarded directly to state and local authorities.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for employing illegal aliens.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Sue Myrick [R-NC9, 1995-2013] in the 112th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1698

Chamber:  

House

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence