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Introduced in House (02/24/1993)

 
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 1080 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1080

To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits 
           for aliens who are not lawful permanent residents.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 24, 1993

Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Hunter, 
Mr. Pete Geren of Texas, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Stump, Mr. Baker of Louisiana, 
 Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Moorhead, Mr. Dreier, Mr. McKeon, 
Mr. Stearns, Mr. Archer, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Crane, Mr. McCandless, Mr. 
   Dornan, Mr. Weldon, Mr. Royce, Mr. Goss, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. 
Packard, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Hefley, 
Mr. McCollum, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Herger, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Horn, Mr. Kyl, 
Mr. Pombo, Mr. Huffington, and Mr. Cox) introduced the following bill; 
    which was referred jointly to the Committees on Ways and Means, 
          Agriculture, and Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits 
           for aliens who are not lawful permanent residents.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION OF DIRECT FEDERAL FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND 
              UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO ALIENS WHO ARE NOT LAWFUL 
              PERMANENT RESIDENTS.

    (a) In General.--On and after the date of the enactment of this 
Act, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no direct Federal 
financial benefit or social insurance benefit, including (but not 
limited to)--
            (1) payments under the aid to families with dependent 
        children program under part A of title IV of the Social 
        Security Act,
            (2) benefits under the supplemental security income program 
        under title XVI of the Social Security Act,
            (3) food stamps under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, and
            (4) financial assistance (as defined in section 214(b) of 
        the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980),
may be paid or otherwise given to any person who is not a citizen or 
national of the United States, an alien lawfully admitted for permanent 
residence, or an alien otherwise lawfully and permanently residing in 
the United States (as defined in subsection (e)), except pursuant to a 
provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
    (b) Unemployment Benefits.--No alien who has not been granted 
employment authorization pursuant to Federal law shall be eligible for 
unemployment benefits.
    (c) Social Security Benefits.--
            (1) In general.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to benefits 
        paid under the old age, survivors, and disability insurance 
        program under title II of the Social Security Act.
            (2) No credit for wages for unauthorized employment.--
        Notwithstanding any other provision of law, wages paid on or 
        after the date of the enactment of this Act with respect to an 
        alien's employment which is not authorized under law shall not 
        be taken into account in crediting quarters of coverage under 
        title II of the Social Security Act.
    (d) Construction.--This section shall not apply to the provision of 
foreign aid to aliens abroad.
    (e) Definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``alien 
otherwise lawfully and permanently residing in the United States'' 
means any person who at the time the person applies for, receives, or 
attempts to receive a Federal financial benefit or social insurance 
benefit is an asylee, a refugee, or a parolee.

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