S. 1225: 

Immigrant Accountability Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Charles “Chuck” Hagel [R-NE, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1225, the Immigrant Accountability Act of 2007, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens who: have been in the United States illegally since at least January 7, 2004, submit conclusive proof of employment and presence in the United States, pay a $2,000 fine as well as a fee commensurate with levels charged by DHS relative to other adjustment of status applications and demonstrate their contributions to the United States through the earning of an unspecified number of merit based points which could be accrued.

H.R. 1645: 

Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Luis Gutiérrez [D-IL4] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1645, the Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy (STRIVE) Act, would grant amnesty to nearly all of the 12 million illegal aliens in the United States by one of several routes. It would also establish the H-2C guestworker program, through which 400,000 new workers (plus their spouses and minor children on an unlimited basis) may come to the United States annually. In addition, it would allow the annual cap on H-2C visas to be increased to as many as 600,000.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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. 1221: 

EARN Act

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1221, EARN Act, would allow DHS to give lawful resident status to an illegal alien who entered the U.S before age sixteen, has been in the U.S. for five years, is of "good moral character"" (lacking a serious criminal record)."

H.R. 1275: 

American Dream Act

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1275, American Dream Act, would make illegal aliens eligible for in-state tuition and would allow DHS to grant illegal college students legal status. This bill would encourage illegal immigration and reward illegal immigrants, as well as harming legal students.

S. 774: 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 774, the DREAM Act, would reward illegal aliens under the age of 21 who have been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above with amnesty. An estimated 500,000 to 600,000 illegal aliens would qualify for this amnesty.

H.R. 1751: 

American Dream Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Howard Berman [D-CA28, 2003-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would amnesty certain illegal aliens under the pretense of providing educational opportunities for children. Specifically, it would repeal Section 505 of the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, which prevents illegal aliens from being eligible for in-state tuition.

S. 729: 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 729, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens under the age of 35 who have been in the United States for five consecutive years and came (illegally) to the United States before the age of 16. Such a reward for illegal immigration serves as an incentive for more illegal immigration.

S. 1038: 

AgJOBS Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1038, AgJOBS Act of 2009, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty.

H.R. 2414: 

Farmers’ Freedom Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. James Lankford [R-OK5] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would allow the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant “temporary” legal status (i.e., amnesty) to 1,350,000 qualified aliens over a 5 year period. If the alien can verify at least 863 hours (less than half a “standard” work year of 50 weeks) or 150 days of agricultural work in the United States, they can be awarded a “blue card” allowing these aliens and their families to remain in the U.S. and apply for legal residency.

H.R. 2497: 

HALT Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 2497, HALT Act, would suspend the Administration's authority to waive inadmissibility, parole, cancel removal, designate new TPS (Temporary Protected Status), or grant deferred action for illegal aliens (also known as administrative amnesty) until the end of the Presidential term, January 21, 2013.

S. 2005: 

IRE Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Scott Brown [R-MA, 2010-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 2005, the Irish Immigration Recognition and Encouragement Act, would expand the E-3 visa category to include up to 10,500 Irish nationals each year. As the Obama administration has a stated policy of waiving inadmissibility requirements for illegal aliens, and because this bill does not prevent the administration from doing so, this bill acts as a de facto amnesty for illegal Irish aliens in the United States.

H.R. 5957: 

H.R. 5957

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 5957 would prohibit the implementation of certain policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Secretary of Homeland Security (i.e., implementation of the Obama Amnesty).

H.R. 218: 

People Resolved to Obtain an Understanding of Democracy Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Joe Baca [D-CA43, 2003-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 218, the PROUD Act, would amnesty and provide citizenship for certain illegal aliens as a reward for graduating high school. Specifically, the alien would have to be under 25 years old at the date of application; complete grades 6 through 12; complete a curriculum that reflects knowledge of United States history, government, and civics; provide transcripts from their school(s), and provide a copy of their high school diploma. This legislation would further reward illegal aliens by reducing the naturalization application fee by 50 percent.

S. 169: 

A bill to prohibit appropriated funds from being used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.

Sponsored by:  Sen. David Vitter [R-LA] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prevent Community Oriented Policing Services Program (COPS) funding from being used to uphold “sanctuary policies,” which prevent law enforcement officials in local municipalities from investigating immigration status or reporting immigration violations to Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE). COPS is important to city, tribal, state, and other local law enforcement agencies because it awards grants used to update technology, hire and train police officers, and develop crime fighting strategies. Please see H.R.1764 for the House Companion legislation.

S. 952: 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 952, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2011, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens under the age of 35 who have been in the United States for five consecutive years and came (illegally) to the United States before the age of 16. Such a reward for illegal immigration serves as an incentive for more illegal immigration."

H.R. 1842: 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Howard Berman [D-CA28, 2003-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1842, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2011, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens under the age of 35 who have been in the United States for five consecutive years and came (illegally) to the United States before the age of 16. Such a reward for illegal immigration serves as an incentive for more illegal immigration."

H.R. 406: 

H.R. 406

Sponsored by:  Rep. José Serrano [D-NY15] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 406, would give immigration judges discretion to determine if an alien parent of a U.S. citizen child should be ordered removed, deported, or excluded, if such an order would be clearly against the best interests of the child. Certain aliens who pose at least one of several security threats or were engaged in sex trafficking do not count for the purposes of this bill.

H.R. 3130: 

Protect Family Values at the Border Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA40] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 3130, the Protect Family Values at the Border Act, would focus largely on the humane treatment of illegal aliens detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This bill would establish minimum standards for short-term detention facilities and limits the removal of aliens at the southern border to the daylight hours.

H.R. 2377: 

Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training (ENLIST) Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 2377, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training (ENLIST) Act, would provide amnesty in the form of conditional legal permanent residence to aliens who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. Eligible aliens must have been unlawfully present in the U.S. prior to 2012, continuously present in the U.S. since that date, younger than 15 upon initial entry, and otherwise eligible for enlistment. That conditional status is rescinded if the alien separates from the Armed Forces prior to completing the term of enlistment for anything other than honorable conditions.

H.R. 435: 

Military Enlistment Opportunity Act of 2013

Sponsored by:  Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 435, the Military Enlistment Opportunity Act, would allow aliens who have resided lawfully in the U.S. or who have received employment authorization throughDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. DACA recipient aliens shall be adjusted to legal permanent resident (LPR) status upon enlistment. This status is rescinded if the alien is separated from the armed forces prior to an aggregated 5 years of service, unless the separation is under honorable conditions.

S. 744: 

Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Charles Schumer [D-NY] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, was a massive immigration reform bill, introduced by the 'Gang of 8' that would result in approximately 30 million new permanent work permits issued in the first 10 years if passed. The bill would grant legal status and worker permits to an estimated 11 million illegal aliens with an opportunity for green cards after 10 years and replace some family-based immigration categories with a merit-based points system.

H.R. 15: 

Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Joe Garcia [D-FL26] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, was a massive immigration reform bill, introduced by Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) and was the House companion to the Gang of 8's S. 744. H.R. 15 would result in approximately 30 million new permanent work permits issued in the first 10 years if passed. The bill would grant legal status and worker permits to an estimated 11 million illegal aliens with an opportunity for green cards after 10 years and replace some family-based immigration categories with a merit-based points system.

H.Res. 326: 

Rep. Broun No Amnesty Resolution

Sponsored by:  Rep. Paul Broun [R-GA10] in the 113th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H. Res. 326 would express the sense of the House of Representatives that any immigration reform proposal adopted by Congress should not legalize, grant amnesty for, or confer any other legal status condoning the otherwise unlawful entry or presence in the United States of any individual.

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