H.R.2955 - Border Improvement and Immigration Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29] (Introduced 11/08/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||11/18/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2955 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.