H.R. 1178: 

SAFE for America Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1178, the SAFE for America Act, would end the visa lottery, which issues 55,000 green cards every year through a lottery system to foreign nationals without regard to their educational background or work experience.

H.R. 1149: 

Nuclear Family Priority Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 1149, the Nuclear Family Priority Act, would eliminate the three chain migration categories -- parents, adult siblings, and adult children -- and create a special non-working visa for parents. The legislation would directly decrease overall immigration by more than 111,800 per year (1.118 million a decade). This would indirectly reduce the numbers by even more over time as there would be fewer recent immigrants who are the ones most likely to bring people into the country as spouses or parents of U.S. citizens.

H.R. 1041: 

SHUT Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the refundable portion of the child tax credit to individuals who are not authorized to be employed in the United States and to terminate the use of certifying acceptance agents to facilitate the application process for ITINs.

H.R. 514: 

HELD Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To deny Federal funding to any State or political subdivision of a State that has in effect any law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes a State or local law enforcement official from maintaining custody of an alien pursuant to an immigration detainer issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

H.R. 495: 

Protection of Children Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. John Carter [R-TX31] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear of returning to their country of nationality or last habitual residence, and for other purposes.

H.R. 486: 

Grant’s Law

Sponsored by:  Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to detain any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and is arrested for certain criminal offenses.

H.R. 361: 

Kate’s Law

Sponsored by:  Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.

H.R. 300: 

Sarah’s Law

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Young [R-IA3] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take into custody certain aliens who have been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person, and for other purposes.

H.R. 241: 

Timely Repatriation Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 241, the Timely Repatriation Act, would give the Secretary of Homeland Security the ability to punish countries that refuse or unreasonably delay the repatriation of its nationals from the United States. If a country’s repatriation failure rate exceeds 10%, the Secretary will refuse to issue visas for attendants, servants, personal employees, and immediate family members of ambassadors, diplomats, consular officers, or other officials and employees from that country’s government.

H.R. 176: 

New IDEA Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that wages paid to unauthorized aliens may not be deducted from gross income, and for other purposes.

H.R. 174: 

Sarah’s Law

Sponsored by:  Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take into custody certain aliens who have been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person, and for other purposes.

H.R. 120: 

Unaccompanied Alien Children Assistance Control Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To reduce the amount of foreign assistance to Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador based on the number of unaccompanied alien children who are nationals or citizens of such countries and who in the preceding fiscal year are placed in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status.

H.R. 82: 

Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

H.R. 82, the Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act, would prohibit the issuance of visas to countries that refuse to repatriate deported aliens. Approximately 384,000 foreign nationals enter the country each year from recalcitrant countries.

H.R. 81: 

Resettlement Accountability National Security Prioritization Act of 2017

Sponsored by:  Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] in the 115th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support

To suspend, and subsequently terminate, the admission of certain refugees, to examine the impact on the national security of the United States of admitting refugees, to examine the costs of providing benefits to such individuals, and for other purposes.

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