H.R.5035 - Immigration Services Consumer Protection Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/08/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5035 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Immigration Services Consumer Protection Act of 2000 - Establishes criminal penalties for immigration consultants who handle immigration matters and do not meet specified requirements, including license and contract requirements. Exempts from such provisions: (1) attorneys; (2) certain law students and law graduates; (3) accredited representatives of qualifying organizations; (4) accredited foreign officials; and (5) persons authorized to practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Immigration and Naturalization Service as of a certain date.
Introduced in House (07/27/2000)
Authorizes the Attorney General to provide State grants to educate persons respecting the requirements of this Act.
Provides for confidentiality of information provided under this Act, and fines for knowing violation of such confidentiality.