H.R.4251 - Illegal Alien Forfeiture Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] (Introduced 07/16/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/28/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims.|
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Summary: H.R.4251 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/16/1998)
Illegal Alien Forfeiture Act of 1998 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the civil penalty for illegal U.S. entry to: (1) make such penalty mandatory; and (2) authorize related asset seizure and forfeiture.
(Sec. 4) Provides additional civil penalties (and asset seizure and forfeiture) for: (1) transporting illegal aliens into or in the United States; and (2) the alien so transported.
(Sec. 5) Makes aliens owing a debt to the United States: (1) deportable; and (2) ineligible for admission or visas.
(Sec. 6) Increases the civil penalty for entry of an alien at the improper time or place.