Summary: H.R.1459 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/24/1993)

Criminal Aliens Deportation Act of 1993 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to expand the definition of "aggravated felony."

Provides for the expedited deportation of aliens convicted of aggravated felonies. Authorizes U.S. district courts, upon the Attorney General's request, to issue a deportation order at such an alien's sentencing.

Restricts certain deportation defenses. Revises penalties for failing to depart, or reentering, after a final deportation order. Expands forfeiture provisions for smuggling or harboring illegal aliens.