S. 2440, the Repeal ID Act of 2016, would repeal the REAL ID Act that requires U.S. citizens and legal immigrants to carry tamper-proof and secure forms of identification and to require states to share information. REAL ID would require use of the secure IDs to board airplanes among other things. It's repeal would make it easier for illegal aliens to live and travel in the United States. The House companion bill is H.R. 4375 introduced by Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.).
H.R. 4375, the Repeal ID Act of 2016, would repeal the REAL ID Act that requires U.S. citizens and legal immigrants to carry tamper-proof and secure forms of identification and to require states to share information. REAL ID would require use of the secure IDs to board airplanes among other things. Its repeal would make it easier for illegal aliens to live and travel in the United States. The Senate companion bill is S. 2440 introduced by Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.)
H.R.3566 would prevent illegal aliens from receiving in-state tuition. The bill specifically excludes individuals who are not legally present in the United States from receiving in-state tuition. The bill also provides U.S. citizens and legal immigrants standing in a court of law to challenge an institution of higher learning that extends in-state tuition to illegal aliens.
H.R. 3123, the Tax Credit Accountability Act of 2015, would prohibit illegal aliens that receive amnesty through Pres. Obama's executive amnesties from receiving the Earned Income Tax Credit for tax years before receiving amnesty.
H.R. 2956, thePreventing Illegal Immigrants From Abusing Tax Welfare Act of 2015, would prevent any individual who is not a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident from receiving the Earned Income Tax Credit. The bill would further prevent illegal aliens who receive amnesty through Pres. Obama's executive amnesties from receiving the EITC.
S. 1640, the Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act, would empower local law enforcement agents to enforce federal immigration laws. This legislation would also require DHS to create a national immigration violators database. This legislation would help reduce illegal immigration by empowering law enforcement officials and making it more difficult for illegal aliens to live and work in local communities.
H.R.1974, the HEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act, would offer rewards to illegal aliens by extending taxpayer funded health care benefits to illegal aliens.
H.R.1959, the College Options for DREAMers Act, would provide in-state tuition to illegal aliens who would qualify for the DREAM Act.
H.R.1700, the Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act, would offer rewards to illegal aliens by providing them with a taxpayer funded legal counsel.
H.R. 1507, the IN STATE Act of 2015, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens who enlist in the military. The bill would also allow illegal aliens who meet the "Dreamer" requirements to receive in-state tuition rates.
H.R. 4044, the Child Tax Credit Integrity Preservation Act of 2015, would halt refugee resettlement of foreign nationals from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan or whose last known residence was in one of those countries.
H.R. 713 would prevent illegal aliens from receiving the Earned Income Tax Credits.
H.R.192, the SHUT Act, would prevent illegal aliens from receiving the Earned Income Tax Credits.
H.R. 1148, the Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act, would prevent cities from providing sanctuary to illegal aliens and would provide funding for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) that reimburses states for incarcerating illegal aliens. The legislation would help reduce rewards for illegal immigration by preventing cities from providing a safe harbor for illegal aliens.
H.R. 2745, the No Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act of 2013, would amend the Social Security Act to exclude from creditable wages and self-employment income wages earned for services by aliens illegally performed in the United States and self-employment income derived from a trade or business illegally conducted in the United States.
S. 1943, the IN-STATE for Dreamers Act, would provide $750 million in grants over a 10-year period for States that provide in-State tuition and financial assistance to “Dreamer students.” Though the fundamental requirements are that the alien student initially entered prior to age 16 and can provide a list of secondary schools attended in the U.S., those two requirements shall be waived for those who demonstrate compelling circumstances for an inability to comply.
H.R. 3921, the IN-STATE for Dreamers Act, would provide $750 million in grants over a 10-year period for States that provide in-State tuition and financial assistance to “Dreamer students.” Though the fundamental requirements are that the alien student initially entered prior to age 16 and can provide a list of secondary schools attended in the U.S., those two requirements shall be waived for those who demonstrate compelling circumstances for an inability to comply.
S.1923, the Immigration Stabilization Act, was the first comprehensive immigration reduction bill to be introduced in the Senate since the 1920s. It would have cut legal immigration in all categories from around one million to about 425,000 a year.
H.R. 3862 would have cut legal immigration from around one million to below 300,000 a year -- near the traditional American level of immigration. It also would have eliminated one of the major incentives for illegal immigration by halting the granting of U.S. citizenship to babies born to illegal-alien mothers in the United States. The House leadership did not bring the bill to a vote.
H.R.3320 was the first comprehensive immigration reduction legislation to be introduced in the House since the 1920s. It would have cut legal immigration from around one million to just under 400,000 a year by reducing chain migration, cutting the number of employment-based green cards, reducing refugee and asylee admissions, eliminating the visa lottery, and boosting enforcement.
H.R. 4934, the Immigration Reduction Act, would cut legal immigration -- by reducing chain migration, ending the visa lottery, capping refugees and asylees, eliminating unnecessary worker visas, and ending birthright citizenship -- from around 1 million to around 320,000 a year, reducing U.S. population growth by about 5.8 million over a 10-year period.
H.R. 2202, the Immigration in the National Interest Act of 1995, was a large omnibus bill designed to reform the entire immigration system. The legal immigration reforms it included were based on the bi-partisan Barbara Jordan Commission's recommendations for cutting the major links of family-chain migration and protecting American workers from further wage depression. The bill would have eliminated the categories for adult children and siblings and limited that for parents of adults.
H.R. 1915, the Immigration in the National Interest Act, would have shifted the primary focus of immigration policy to spouses and minor children from extended family and to skilled immigrants from less skilled ones. It would have set a ceiling of 330,000 on family-based immigration. In addition this bill would have increased the number of skilled workers, while eliminating the unskilled worker category and the lottery program. H.R. 1915 also contained provisions designed to reduce illegal immigration such as worker verification programs.
S. 1291, the DREAM Act, would have granted in-state tuition and amnesty to illegal aliens under the age of 21 who had been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above.
H.Res. 720 was a resolution expressing the disapproval of the House of Representatives of the Social Security totalization agreement between the United States and Mexico that would allow illegal aliens from Mexico to apply for Social Security once they either leave the U.S. or obtain legal status.
To provide effective training and education programs for displaced homemakers, single parents, and individuals entering nontraditional employment.
S. 2010, the Immigration Reform Act of 2004, would: reward illegal aliens with jobs and residency, thus serving as an incentive for future illegal immigration, increase the number of family visas available in order to reduce the backlog, thereby increasing legal immigration numbers and increasing chain migration, reward certain illegal aliens with green cards and a path to U.S. citizenship, and increase the number of foreign workers legally allowed to work in the U.S. annually as well as rewarded illegal aliens with jobs.
H.R. 5111, the Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act, would increase interior enforcement by requiring a mandatory workplace verification program to verify the legal work status of potential employees. Additionally, the legislation contained significant sanctions against employers who hire illegal aliens and requires integration of the border-patrol fingerprint identification system and the FBI fingerprint-database.
H.R. 10, the 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act, would set federal standards for the issuance of driver's licenses and birth certificates. H.R. 10 would prohibit issuance of driver's licenses to illegal aliens and require that driver's licenses of temporary visa holders expire when their visa expires. As well, H.R. 10 contains provisions to prohibit the use of consular-issued ID cards. H.R. 10 would reduce asylum fraud by reaffirming that the burden of proof is on the asylum claimant, and that the adjudicator may require corroborating evidence in certain cases. H.R.
H.R. 3534, the BE REAL Act, would reduce rewards for illegal immigration by prohibiting the issuance of Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers to illegal aliens. It would eliminate the Section 245(i) amnesty for certain illegal aliens. It would increase border control by amending the Posse Comitatus Act to authorize the use of the U.S. military for border enforcement.
H.R. 3674, the Financial Customer Identification Verification Improvement Act, would have made it harder for illegal aliens to gain government services and to otherwise profit from their illegal activity by prohibiting banks from accepting foreign issued IDs (except for passports) for purposes of verifying the identity of a person who opens an account at a financial institution.
H.R. 1684, the Student Adjustment Act, would reward illegal immigration by adjusting the status of certain college-age illegal aliens to legal permanent resident for the purpose of receiving in-state college tuition rates. It would also be a defacto amnesty to grant legal status to certain college-age illegal aliens who would qualify to receive in-state tuition rates. An estimated 500,000 to 600,000 illegal aliens would have qualified for this amnesty.
H.R. 687, the Identification Integrity Act, would prohibit federal agencies from accepting non-verifiable ID documents issued by foreign governments, such as the matricula consular. This would have prevented illegal aliens from being able to open a bank account or to apply for any federally provided public benefit.