2009: Sponsored H.R. 2406, CLEAR Act of 2009, introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.).
H.R. 2406, CLEAR Act of 2009, would make sure local law enforcement agencies are reimbursed for the costs associated with incarcerating illegal aliens. The CLEAR Act also recognizes local law enforcement's authority to help enforce immigration law, improves information sharing between local law enforcement agencies and the federal government, and requires the federal government to expeditiously remove criminal illegal aliens.
2009: Sponsored H.R. 2305, SAFE for America Act, introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).
H.R. 2305, SAFE for America Act, would eliminate the arbitrary visa lottery system.