Amendment requires the Department of Homeland Security to report to Congress on: (1) the number of illegal aliens from noncontiguous countries who are apprehended at or between ports of entry; (2) the number of such aliens that have been deported; (3) the number of such aliens from countries identified as sponsors of terrorism; and (4) encourages the Department to develop a strategy for entering the appropriate background information of illegal aliens from countries sponsoring terrorism into appropriate security screening watch lists.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 109-347 to require the Department of Homeland Security to report to Congress on: (1) the number of illegal aliens from noncontiguous countries who are apprehended at or between ports of entry; (2) the number of such aliens that have been deported; and (3) the number of such aliens from countries identified as sponsors of terrorism. Also encourages the Department to develop a strategy for entering the appropriate background information of illegal aliens from countries sponsoring terrorism into appropriate security screening watch lists.

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(A009)

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