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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.