There is one summary for H.R.2955. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/08/1997)

Border Improvement and Immigration Act of 1997 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 with respect to the automated entry-exit control system to exempt from required recordkeeping: (1) land border crossings; and (2) permanent resident and certain other aliens.

Requires the Attorney General to report on the feasibility of implementing an automated entry-exit control system that would include land border arrivals and departures.

Provides for increased numbers of full-time Immigration and Naturalization and Customs inspectors at U.S. land borders, with at least half of such inspectors to be assigned to the northern border.