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Introduced in House (07/17/1998)

Establishes in the Department of Justice (DOJ) the Bureau of Enforcement and Border Affairs, to be headed by a Director.

Transfers from the Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to the Director all functions, personnel, infrastructure, and funding of the following programs: (1) the Border Patrol program; (2) the detention and deportation program; (3) the intelligence program; (4) the investigations program; and (5) the inspections program.

Transfers DOJ personnel and assets, liabilities, contracts, property, records, and INS funds in connection with such functions to the Bureau, for allocation by the Director.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) continuation of proceedings and suits and nonabatement of actions in connection with transferred functions; and (2) delegation and assignment and authority regarding functions transferred.