H.R. 448: 

Identification Integrity Act of 2007

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prohibit a Federal agency from accepting a foreign identification document for any official purpose, unless the document is a passport that is accepted at the time of enactment.

To prohibit a Federal agency from accepting a form of individual identification issued by a foreign government, except a passport that is accepted on the date of enactment.

H.R. 78: 

American Child Support Enforcement Immigration Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Rep. Roscoe Bartlett [R-MD6, 1993-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prohibit DHS from approving a family-based immigration petition or fiancé/fiancée nonimmigrant petition if the petitioner is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services as owing back child support; and would authorize DHS to revoke a previously-approved petition – provided a visa has not been issued or an adjustment of status has not yet been effected – if the petition would not have been approved if this measure was not in effect.

S. 475: 

A bill to increase the number of Deputy United States Marshals that investigate immigration crimes.

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would increase, in fiscal years 2008 through 2012, the number of Deputy U.S. Marshals investigating criminal matters related to immigration.

A bill to increase the number of Deputy United States Marshals that investigate immigration crimes.

H.R. 98: 

Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Dreier [R-CA26, 2003-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 98, Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2009, would establish a mandatory employment eligibility verification system in which employers would be required to verify new hires' eligibility to work in the United States, and would upgrade Social Security cards' security features by including: (1) a digitized photograph of the rightful bearer; (2) an encrypted machine-readable electronic identification strip unique to the rightful bearer; and (3) additional anti-tampering, -counterfeiting, and -fraud security features.

H.R. 124: 

Secure the Capitol Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 124, Secure the Capitol Act, would require contractors and subcontractors working within the Capitol Complex (Capitol building and grounds, House and Senate office buildings, page dorms, child care centers, Library of Congress, power plant, and Capitol police) to participate in the E-Verify (Employment Verification Program).

S. 95: 

S. 95

Sponsored by:  Sen. David Vitter [R-LA] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

S. 95 would prevent sanctuary cities from receiving Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) funding. Sanctuary cities refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials and their cities are safe havens for illegal aliens.

H.R. 1096: 

Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification and Illegal Immigration Control Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. James “Jim” Marshall [D-GA8, 2007-2010] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1096, Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification and Illegal Immigration Control Act, would establish a permanent employment eligibility verification system.

H.R. 994: 

LEAVE Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gary Miller [R-CA31] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 994, LEAVE Act, contains multiple provisions designed to help federal authorities enforce our immigration laws including mandatory employment verification, assistance by state and local law enforcement, additional ICE agents, secure identification measures, and preventing sanctuary cities from receiving federal funds. Click here to read more about this bill.

H.R. 160: 

Social Security for Americans Only Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul [R-TX14, 1997-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 160, Social Security for Americans Only Act of 2009, would prohibit an alien, for purposes of determining Social Security benefits, from being credited for earned income while he/she was not a citizen or national of the United States. Furthermore, it would require any future Social Security totalization agreement to mind this prohibition and require present agreements to conform to this regulation.

H.R. 588: 

10k Run for the Border Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Sue Myrick [R-NC9, 1995-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 588, 10k Run for the Border Act, 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.

H.R. 1199: 

Scott Gardner Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Sue Myrick [R-NC9, 1995-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1199, Scott Gardner Act, would require DHS to share immigration information with the Department of Justice and submit a joint report to Congress about improving federal immigration databases. It would require each state and their local law enforcement agencies to collect and report all immigration and DWI-related information to receive State Criminal Alien Assistance Program funding. DWI-related information would then appear as a flag on the wants/warrants page of the National Crime Information Center database.

H.R. 878: 

Nuclear Family Priority Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Phil Gingrey [R-GA11] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would eliminate the extended family visa categories (e.g., married sons and daughters of citizens, etc.), thus ending “chain migration” as recommended by the bi-partisan Barbara Jordan Commission in 1997. Chain migration is the process where seemingly endless “chains” of foreign nationals are allowed to immigrate to the United States, since our laws allow citizens and lawful permanent residents to bring in their non-nuclear, adult family members. It is the primary mechanism that has caused legal immigration in this country to quadruple since the 1960s.

H.R. 662: 

Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gabrielle Giffords [D-AZ8, 2007-2012] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 662, Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2009, would reauthorize the E-Verify program for a period of 5 years. The E-Verify program allows businesses to determine the legal status of new hires and prevents illegal aliens from being hired, thus making the program an important tool in the Attrition through Enforcement anti-illegal immigration strategy.

H.R. 1: 

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. David “Dave” Obey [D-WI7, 1969-2010] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3308: 

SAVE Act of 2009

Sponsored by:  Rep. Heath Shuler [D-NC11, 2007-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 3308, SAVE Act of 2009, would help reduce illegal immigration by requiring every employer in the United States to use the E-Verify system to verify that every employee has the legal right to work in the United States. It also 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 federal immigration enforcement procedures.

H.R. 2406: 

To authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in Tracy, California, to the City of Tracy.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would clarify authority and increase resources for state and local law enforcement, on a voluntary basis, to assist in the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

To authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in Tracy, California, to the City of Tracy.

H.Res. 20: 

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Sponsored by:  Rep. Lynn Woolsey [D-CA6, 1993-2013] in the 111th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

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.

H.R. 2670: 

Jobs for Americans Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 2670, the Jobs for Americans Act, would authorize state and local governments to 'enact and enforce laws' within the limits of federal statute that help identify illegal aliens, deter illegal entry, apprehend illegal aliens, and reduce rewards that encourage illegal aliens to remain in the United States. In addition, this legislation would avert the federal preemption of state and local laws against individuals who knowingly employ, recruit, or refer (for a fee) an illegal alien for employment.

H.R. 2885: 

Legal Workforce Act

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 2885, the Legal Workforce Act, would replace the I-9 system by making E-Verify permanent and mandatory for all employees via a gradual phase-in process. Specifically, an employer with 10,000 or more employees has 6 months to become compliant after the bill's enactment, while employers with 500 to 10,000 employees have 12 months, employers with 20 to 500 employees have 18 months, employers with 1 to 20 employees have 24 months, and agriculture service employers have 36 months.

H.R. 3160: 

Improving Methods to Promote Regular Occurrences of the Verification of Employability Status Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Paul Broun [R-GA10] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 3160, the Improving Methods to Promote Regular Occurrences of the Verification of Employability Status Act of 2011, would make the E-Verify program permanent, allow employers to verify existing employees after 14 days in the program, allow employers to wait for an individual's work eligibility verification before hiring them, and would impose sanctions on an employer who knowingly accepts a fraudulent document during the verification process.

H.R. 3720: 

New IDEA Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would make wages and benefits paid to illegal aliens nondeductible for federal tax purposes. More specifically, it stipulates a retroactive six year limitation on assessment and collection, giving the IRS an incentive to collect due taxes. Furthermore, New IDEA makes E-Verify a permanent program, gives employers “safe harbor” when using E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of their workers, and requires the IRS, Social Security Administration, and Department of Homeland Security to share information and work with each other on investigations.

H.R. 3808: 

Scott Gardner Act

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would require each state and their local law enforcement agencies to collect and report all immigration and DWI-related information as a prerequisite for receiving State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP, a program that provides assistance to states for the incarceration of illegal aliens) funding. DWI-related information would then appear as a flag on the wants/warrants page of the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database.

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).

S. 3083: 

Responsible Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Act of 2012

Sponsored by:  Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

S. 3083, the Responsible Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Act, would end the child tax credit loophole that illegal aliens claim, defrauding American taxpayers of billions of dollars each year.

H.R. 3842: 

To prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate specified State laws that support the enforcement of Federal immigration laws.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prohibit federal funding from being used to challenge state laws that facilitate the enforcement of federal immigration laws including: the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007; Missouri House Bill 390; Arizona’s Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (SB 1070); Utah’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act; Indiana Senate Enrolled Act No. 590; the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act; South Carolina Act No. 69; Georgia’s Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011; and Indiana’s HB 1402.

S. 1856: 

A bill to prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate specific State laws that support the enforcement of Federal immigration laws.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Jim DeMint [R-SC, 2005-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would prohibit federal funding from being used to challenge state laws that facilitate the enforcement of federal immigration laws including: the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007; Missouri House Bill 390; Arizona’s Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (SB 1070); Utah’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act; Indiana Senate Enrolled Act No. 590; the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act; South Carolina Act No. 69; Georgia’s Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011; and Indiana’s HB 1402.

H.R. 4159: 

American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2012

Sponsored by:  Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would close certain loopholes exploited by companies who use H-2B unskilled labor visas instead of recruiting from the existing workforce. Specifically, it would require the Department of Labor to certify that prospective H-2B employers conduct a robust recruitment drive to find available United States workers, including advertising at job fairs, advertising with state and local recruitment agencies and nonprofit organizations, and advertising on local radio and the Internet.

S. 2167: 

American Jobs in American Forests Act of 2012

Sponsored by:  Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would close certain loopholes exploited by companies who use H-2B unskilled labor visas instead of recruiting from the existing workforce. Specifically, it would require the Department of Labor to certify that prospective H-2B employers conduct a robust recruitment drive to find available United States workers, including advertising at job fairs, advertising with state and local recruitment agencies and nonprofit organizations, and advertising on local radio and the Internet.

H.R. 1822: 

No Health Care Subsidies for Illegal Aliens Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1822, the No Health Care Subsidies for Illegal Aliens Act, would provide documentation procedures and specifically require verification of citizenship status via the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) program for aliens wishing to claim healthcare benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

S. 2266: 

Scott Gardner Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

The bill would require each state and their local law enforcement agencies to collect and report all immigration and DWI-related information as a prerequisite for receiving State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP, a program that provides assistance to states for the incarceration of illegal aliens) funding. DWI-related information would then appear as a flag on the wants/warrants page of the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database.

S. 86: 

S. 86

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

S. 86 would prevent illegal aliens from receiving credit cards. The bill would require the banks that issue credit cards to ensure that those granted credit cards are in the United States legally by obliging the banks to verify the identity of applicants using REAL ID-compliant documents.

H.R. 100: 

CLEAR Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 100, CLEAR Act of 2011, would reimburse local law enforcement agencies for the costs associated with incarcerating illegal aliens. The CLEAR Act would also recognize local law enforcement's authority to help enforce immigration law, improve information sharing between local law enforcement agencies and the federal government, and require the federal government to expeditiously remove criminal illegal aliens.

H.R. 800: 

Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. John Carter [R-TX31] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 800, Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011, would permanently reestablishes the E-Verify employment verification system and requires all employers to use the system to verify that all current employees and future hires are allowed to work in the United States.

H.R. 695: 

Legal Eligibility for Granting A Loan Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 695, the Legal Eligibility for Granting A Loan Act of 2011, would require a person seeking a mortgage to be verified with the E-Verify program before purchasing a home mortgage held by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or otherwise insured by the Federal Housing Administration.

H.R. 1091: 

Unlawful Border Entry Prevention Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1091, the Unlawful Border Entry Prevention Act, would amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to construct no less than 350 miles of reinforced fencing along the United States-Mexico border, and to gain operational control over such border.

H.R. 310: 

SEAT Act of 2011

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 310, the Secure Education for Americans Today (SEAT) Act, would prevent federal higher education funding, via grant or contract, from being awarded to an institution of higher education that admits aliens not lawfully present in the United States, or to a student of unlawful alien status.

H.R. 787: 

No Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 787, the No Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act, would prohibit work by an illegal alien from counting toward Social Security qualifications. This would apply to all work before, on, or after enactment of this legislation and would require the Commissioner of Social Security to recalculate allocations.

H.R. 704: 

SAFE for America Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 704, SAFE for America Act, would eliminate the visa lottery. The visa lottery gives out 50,000 green cards each year, and it does not take into account humanitarian need, family connections, or potential contribution to the United States.

H.R. 692: 

Nuclear Family Priority Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Phil Gingrey [R-GA11] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 692, Nuclear Family Priority Act, would eliminate current green card categories for adult brothers and sisters, married and unmarried adult sons and daughters, and create a special non-working visa for parents. By not providing an increase in any other category, overall immigration would decrease by more than 111,800 per year (1.118 million a decade). The numbers would also be indirectly reduced by this bill because there would be fewer spouses or parents of U.S. citizens that would be brought into the country by immigrants.

H.R. 98: 

Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2011

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Dreier [R-CA26, 2003-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 98, Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2011, would establish a mandatory employment eligibility verification system in which employers would be required to verify new hires' eligibility to work in the United States, and would upgrade Social Security cards' security features by including: (1) a digitized photograph of the rightful bearer; (2) an encrypted machine-readable electronic identification strip unique to the rightful bearer; and (3) additional anti-tampering, -counterfeiting, and -fraud security features.

H.R. 152: 

National Guard Border Enforcement Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 152, the National Guard Border Enforcement Act of 2011, would direct the Secretary of Defense to “provide for the deployment” of at least 10,000 National Guard members along the U.S./Mexico border. The National Guard would aid U.S. Customs and Border Protection activities in exchange for state funding and the ability to count border security against a unit’s military training requirement.

H.R. 280: 

Secure the Capitol Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Elton Gallegly [R-CA24, 2003-2013] in the 112th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 280, the Secure the Capitol Act, would require contractors and subcontractors working within the Capitol Complex (Capitol building and grounds, House and Senate office buildings, page dorms, child care centers, Library of Congress, power plant, and Capitol police) to participate in the E-Verify (Employment Verification Program).

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