S. 2368: 

SAVE Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Mark Pryor [D-AR] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

S. 2368, SAVE Act of 2007, would help reduce illegal immigration by requiring every employer in the United States to eventually use the E-Verify electronic employment eligibility verification system to verify that every employee has the legal right to work in the United States. As well, S. 2368 contains other interior enforcement measures such as increasing the number of ICE agents and training at least 250 State and local law enforcement officers on how to perform federal immigration enforcement procedures.

H.R. 6633: 

Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2008

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords [D-AZ8, 2007-2012] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would extend the E-Verify (Basic Pilot) program for an additional 5 years (until 2013), mandate a funding agreement between the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security, and authorize two GAO studies regarding nonconfirmations and the overall cost of E-Verify compliance on small businesses.

To evaluate and extend the basic pilot program for employment eligibility confirmation and to ensure the protection of Social Security beneficiaries.

H.R. 6020: 

Lance Corporal Jose Gutierrez Act of 2008

Sponsored by:  Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position

The bill would expedite the naturalization process for certain lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who have served honorably in the U.S. military. In addition, it would facilitate the removal of conditional status for certain LPRs who have served in the military for at least one year, along with their family members, and prohibit the deportation of an alien who served honorably in the military, unless such deportation is specifically approved by the Director of USCIS or the Assistant Secretary for ICE.

H.R. 2940: 

To amend section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to discretionary determinations waiving an alien’s inadmissibility based on certain activities, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would authorize DHS to revoke a waiver of inadmissibility stemming from involvement in a terrorist organization at any time without notice; and would prohibit judicial review of such revocations.

To amend section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to discretionary determinations waiving an alien's inadmissibility based on certain activities, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3043: 

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

Sponsored by:  Rep. David “Dave” Obey [D-WI7, 1969-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position

Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2954: 

Secure Borders FIRST (For Integrity, Reform, Safety, and Anti-Terrorism) Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

Would establish mandatory minimum prison sentences for aliens who: (1) enter the United States illegally three or more times; and (2) enter the United States following prior removal or denial of admission; and would require the State Department to deny admission to nationals of countries who deny or delay repatriation of their nationals who have been ordered removed from the United States.

To strengthen enforcement of immigration laws, and gain operational control over the borders of the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2271: 

Unlawful Employers Accountability and Illegal Alien State Reimbursement Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Charles “Charlie” Gonzalez [D-TX20, 1999-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

Would require DHS, when a fine is received from an offending employer, to credit the account of the state in which the violation occurred within the newly-established Illegal Alien State Reimbursement Fund and would require states to use amounts received from DHS under this bill solely for payments to local educational agencies, public health care providers, and law enforcement agencies for the purpose of assisting state and local governments with meeting the costs associated with serving illegal aliens; and would require a state to redistribute two-thirds of its DHS payment, within 60 days

H.R. 2486: 

President Gerald R. Ford Iraqi Ally and Refugee Responsibility Memorial Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gary Ackerman [D-NY5, 1993-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require the President to submit plans to Congress to accelerate the processing of Iraqi nationals’ petitions for refugee status, as well as the operation of the special immigrant visa program for Iraqi and Afghan translators; would require the President to submit to Congress legislative proposals to facilitate greater “acceptance by,” “relocation,” or “absorption into” the United States of Iraqis seeking admission into, or resettlement in, the United States due to a well-founded fear of persecution on account of employment by, or assistance to, the United States or other coal

H.R. 2504: 

L-1 Nonimmigrant Reform Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT3] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would cap annual issuance of L‐1 “intracompany transferee”/”specialized knowledge”
nonimmigrant visas at 35,000 (currently, no cap), but would clarify that this cap: (1) applies
only to principal aliens and not to their spouses or children; and (2) does not apply to an L‐
1 worker who is employed, or has received an offer of employment from, an institution of
higher education or a nonprofit research or governmental research organization;
• Would establish three years as the maximum period of authorized stay for an L‐1 worker;

H.R. 2538: 

Defend the American Dream Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 2538, Defend the American Dream Act of 2007, would prohibit an employer that employs H1B workers from displacing a U.S. worker employed by the employer within the period beginning 180 days before and ending 180 days after the employer petitions to import an H1B and would mandate active recruitment of U.S. workers before importing an H1B worker.

H.R. 2542: 

Border Law Enforcement Enhancement Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ciro Rodriguez [D-TX23, 2007-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would establish a DHS grant program ($150 million annual appropriation authorized), beginning with fiscal 2008) to aid local law enforcement agencies serving communities within 25 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border in: (1) conducting law enforcement operations in order to enforce criminal laws, prevent and punish criminal activity, and protect the lives, property, and security of the people within the jurisdiction; (2) transferring detained illegal aliens to appropriate Federal law enforcement officials; and (3) enforcing state and Federal laws relating to controlled substance traffic

S. 31: 

H-1B Visa Fraud Prevention Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prohibit employers who employ H-1B high-skill nonimmigrant workers from transferring them from a worksite in one state to a worksite in another; would require employers of H-1Bs to share information exchanged with Federal agencies with prospective, current, and former H-1B workers upon request; would authorize the Department of Labor (DOL) to investigate applications that have clear indicators of fraud or misrepresentation, instead of simply checking for completeness and inaccuracies (as current law provides) and would eliminate the current statutory provision that requires t

S. 1397: 

Skilled Worker Immigration and Fairness Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Joseph Lieberman [I-CT, 1989-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1397, the Skilled Worker Immigration and Fairness Act, would, among other provisions, increase the annual cap on H-1B high-skilled nonimmigrant worker visas from 65,000 to 115,000. Beginning in 2008, if the cap was met in any fiscal year, it would increase it by 20 percent, with a ceiling of 180,000 per year.

H.R. 2413: 

Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Daniel Lungren [R-CA3, 2005-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require, in fiscal years 2008 and 2009 and subject to appropriation, the hiring of an additional 3,000 full-time Border Patrol agents.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for an increase in border patrol agents and other immigration enforcement activities, for a temporary agricultural worker program, and for a program to adjust the status of certain qualified long-term residents.

H.R. 1427: 

Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Barney Frank [D-MA4, 1981-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position

The bill as amended on the House floor, would: (1) prohibit all three mortgage lending government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) – Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks – from obtaining primary residential mortgages being granted to any person who does not have a valid Social Security number (amendment sponsored by Rep.

H.R. 2308: 

To repeal the amendment made by section 796 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, exempting from harboring sanctions compensation for alien volunteers.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Thomas “Tom” Tancredo [R-CO6, 1999-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would repeal an existing statutory exemption from alien harboring provisions that allows U.S. religious organizations to call an alien to serve as a volunteer minister or missionary in the United States, provided the alien has been a member of the denomination for at least one year.

To repeal the amendment made by section 796 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, exempting from harboring sanctions compensation for alien volunteers for certain religious organizations.

H.R. 2310: 

E-2 Nonimmigrant Investor Adjustment Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Heather Wilson [R-NM1, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize adjustment to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status for aliens with E-2 “treaty investor” nonimmigrant visas only if certain capital investment levels are met and specified numbers of new jobs are created; would authorize 3,000 E-2 visas to be made available each fiscal year to principal aliens (i.e., no cap on spouses or children); and would grant LPR status to any E-2 nonimmigrant alien who has been present in the United States for at least five years, provided they meet the new criteria.

H.R. 2442: 

Rural America Job Assistance and Creation Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. John McHugh [R-NY23, 2003-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would “expedite” the importation of H-1B high-skill nonimmigrant workers by requiring the employer to submit to the Department of Labor the requisite labor condition application at the same time as the employer submits to DHS the petition for nonimmigrant admission of the H-1B worker.

To provide job creation and assistance, and for other purposes.

H.Res. 440: 

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to combat illegal immigration must increase resources for border patrol.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Paul Gillmor [R-OH5, 1989-2007] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would provide a sense of the House that, to deter further illegal immigration and strengthen the U.S. economy, “a prohibition on blanket amnesty for illegal aliens who have deliberately broken the law that does not harm the innocent victims of circumstance” must be part of any immigration reform bill considered by this Congress. (NumbersUSA defines “amnesty” as anything that allows illegal aliens to keep what they broke the law to obtain – most often lawful residence and jobs in the United States.

S. 1328: 

Uniting American Families Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position

The bill would exacerbate chain migration into the United States by creating the nonimmigrant class of “permanent partner” for aliens over 18 years of age who are: (1) in a committed, intimate relationship with another individual over 18 in which both parties intend a lifelong commitment; (2) financially interdependent with the other individual; (3) not married to or in a permanent partnership with anyone other than the other individual; (4) unable to contract a marriage recognized under federal immigration law with the other individual; and (5) not a first-, second-, or third-degree blood

H.R. 2638: 

Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Price [D-NC4] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position

The bill would extend the E-Verify federal employment verification program for 5 months (until March 6, 2009) and includes Homeland Security funding at FY08 levels. Particularly, the funding includes $5,400,000 for the 287(g) program to train local and state law enforcement on federal immigration procedures and $775,000,000 for border fencing and technology, with $400,000,000 still held hostage until the two Appropriations Committees approve a fencing plan.

H.Res. 499: 

H.Res. 499

Sponsored by:  Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.Res. 499 would call on the Bush Administration to implement mandated border controls, such as the implementation of entry and exit portions of US-VISIT, and completion of the fencing called for in the Secure Fence Act along the U.S.-Mexico border.

H.R. 3145: 

Prohibition Against Criminal Alien Reentry Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Thelma Drake [R-VA2, 2005-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would authorize increased prison sentences for aliens who have re-entered the United States following removal and for whom removal: (1) resulted from conviction for commission of two or more (reduced from three by this bill) misdemeanors involving drugs, crimes against the person, or both, or a felony (other than an aggravated felony); (2) resulted from conviction for commission of an aggravated felony; (3) resulted from exclusion based on involvement in terrorist activities; or (4) occurred following a determination that removal during incarceration for a nonviolent offense would

H.Res. 18: 

H.Res. 18

Sponsored by:  Rep. Virgil Goode [R-VA5, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.Res. 18 would express the House's disapproval of the U.S.-Mexico Social Security totalization agreement, which, if allowed to go into effect, would allow certain illegal aliens from Mexico to collect Social Security benefits.

H.R. 480: 

H.R. 480

Sponsored by:  Rep. John Doolittle [R-CA4, 1993-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 480 would amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the issuance of residential mortgages to consumers without Social Security numbers (including illegal aliens) when a mortgage was to be used toward the consumer's principal residence.

H.R. 134: 

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to deny visas and admission to aliens who have been unlawfully present in the United States for more than 6 months.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would close a loophole in current immigration law by making inadmissible an illegal alien who has been here unlawfully for between six months and one year unless he/she has remained outside the United States for at least three years. (Current law only applies this three-year bar on admissibility to illegal aliens who have already left the United States .)

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to deny visas and admission to aliens who have been unlawfully present in the United States for more than 6 months.

H.R. 519: 

H.R. 519

Sponsored by:  Rep. John Doolittle [R-CA4, 1993-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 519 would eliminate the Secretary of Homeland Security's discretionary authority to order expedited removal, unless the Secretary determined after consultation with Federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies that the alien in question would be detained by such an agency, in which case the Secretary would be prohibited from removing the alien until that detention terminates.

S. 340: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 340, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty and reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.

H.R. 522: 

Haitian Protection Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 522, Haitian Protection Act of 2007, a means by which the DHS may grant refugee status to aliens who would otherwise be prohibited from staying in the United States. This bill would encourage immigration fraud.

S. 342: 

Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. George Voinovich [R-OH, 1999-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 342, Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act, would have required DHS to establish a pilot program to expand the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) (which now allows citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa, and has provided easy entry for terrorists and created a black market for stolen or forged passports). It would have added five more countries to the program, and would have allowed such a country's participation in the VWP for three years, with one two-year extension possible.

H.Con.Res. 40: 

H.Con.Res. 40

Sponsored by:  Rep. Virgil Goode [R-VA5, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.Con.Res. 40 would express the sense of the House that the United States should not engage in the construction of a NAFTA Superhighway System and should not allow the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) to implement additional regulations to create a North American Union with Canada and Mexico. A so-called NAFTA Superhighway could have the effect of virtually eliminating U.S. borders, thus cosponsoring H.Con.Res. 40 is a step to protect U.S. sovereignty and border security.

H.R. 561: 

Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Philip “Phil” English [R-PA3, 2003-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require DHS to establish a pilot program to expand the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) (which now allows citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa, and, because there is little scrutiny of VWP “travelers,” has provided easy entry for terrorists and created a black market for stolen or forged passports from such countries) to include up to five new countries that are cooperating with the United States on security and counterterrorism matters, provided those nations first come to counterterrorism and security information sharing agreemen

H.R. 138: 

Employment Eligibility Verification and Anti-Identity Theft Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 138, Employment Eligibility Verification and Anti-Identity Theft Act, would require workers to resolve discrepancies if their names and Social Security numbers do not match; would require employers to terminate workers who do not resolve such discrepancies; and would require the Social Security Administration to notify DHS so it can investigate whether a crime has been committed.

H.R. 131: 

To impose a mandatory minimum sentence on a deportable alien who fails to depart or fails to attend a removal proceeding.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would make it a felony – with a mandatory minimum prison term of one year – for illegal aliens to: (1) ignore a notice to appear in court; or (2) violate a deportation order. (Although the Bush administration has often declared that the era of “catch-and-release” is over, too many illegal aliens apprehended in the interior are still simply given a notice to appear in court – which, in many instances, acts more like a “get out of jail free” card – and then fail to show up for their court date.)

S. 389: 

A bill to increase the number of Federal judgeships, in accordance with recommendations by the Judicial Conference, in districts that have an extraordinarily high immigration caseload.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Pete Domenici [R-NM, 1973-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would require the appointment of additional Federal judges and, subsequently, require that they be assigned to district courts in which criminal immigration filings represented more than 50 percent of all criminal filings for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2004.

A bill to increase the number of Federal judgeships, in accordance with recommendations by the Judicial Conference, in districts that have an extraordinarily high immigration caseload.

H.R. 454: 

HRIFA Improvement Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Kendrick Meek [D-FL17, 2003-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 454, the HRIFA Improvement Act, would expand the scope of the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (HRIFA) of 1998 (i.e., one of six amnesties granted since 1986) by: (1) granting amnesty to children whose parents applied for amnesty for them when they were minors, but who have since turned 21 and become adults (i.e., "aging out"); (2) including document fraud among the grounds of inadmissibility which may be waived in granting amnesty to a Haitian national under HRIFA; and (3) allowing Haitians who were previously denied amnesty to file a motion to reopen their applications.

S. 276: 

Passport and Visa Security Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would toughen document fraud laws by, among other things: (1) penalizing those who traffic in 10 or more passports or visas by up to 20 years in prison; (2) establishing a new crime to penalize sham attorneys and legal experts who engage in schemes to defraud aliens based on immigration laws; (3) establishing criminal penalties `for those who conspire and/or attempt to commit passport and visa fraud; (4) clarifying that these laws apply to both U.S.

H.R. 702: 

Secure Border Crossing Card Entry Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 702, Secure Border Crossing Card Entry Act of 2007, would establish parity between Mexican nationals visiting the United States who possessed a valid biometric Border Crossing Card (BCC, also known as a laser visa) and have completed the necessary security checks, and Canadian visitors by allowing BCC bearers to remain in the United States for six months (Mexican nationals with BCCs may only stay in the United States for 30 days, while Canadians possessing tourist visas may stay up to one year).

H.R. 709: 

Total Overhaul of Totalization Agreements Law of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 709, Total Overhaul of Totalization Agreements Law of 2007, would prohibit an illegal alien, for purposes of Social Security benefits, from being credited for income earned while he/she is not authorized to work in the United States. It also would stipulate that this prohibition was not applicable retroactively, so that all benefits already granted would not be affected.

H.R. 416: 

Fairness in Higher Education Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 416, the Fairness in Higher Education Act, would remove an incentive for illegal immigration by prohibiting institutions of higher education located in states that provide in-state tuition or other forms of financial aid to illegal aliens from receiving Federal assistance pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965.

S. 237: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 237, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty.

H.R. 371: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Howard Berman [D-CA28, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 371, the AgJOBS Act, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty. It would also reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.

H.Res. 22: 

H.Res. 22

Sponsored by:  Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.Res. 22 would express the House's disapproval of the U.S-Mexico Social Security totalization agreement signed June 29, 2004.

H.R. 19: 

H.R. 19

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 19 would phase in mandatory employer participation in the Basic Pilot program electronic employment eligibility verification program over seven years, thus reducing the job magnet for illegal immigration.

H.R. 26: 

Criminal Alien Accountability Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would establish mandatory minimum sentences for aliens who reenter the United States after being removed and for persons who assist aliens in reentering the United States .

To amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to impose mandatory sentencing ranges with respect to aliens who reenter the United States after having been removed, and for other purposes.

S. 9: 

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Harry Reid [D-NV] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would provide a sense of Congress that “comprehensive” immigration legislation (i.e., containing amnesties for illegal aliens, “guestworker” programs, etc.) should be enacted. (NumbersUSA believes that this is a “shell” bill, which, at some point, will be amended to include language very similar to that which the Senate passed in 2006 [S.

H.R. 132: 

H.R. 132

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 132 would impose a term of imprisonment and a criminal fine upon an alien who either: (1) fails to leave the United States after securing permission to depart voluntarily; or (2) returns, or attempts to return, to the United States illegally following voluntary departure (current law imposes only civil penalties).

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