Summary: H.R.5293 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5293. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/26/2000)

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make an alien who is convicted of an aggravated felony or certain firearm offenses inadmissible to the United States.

Limits the waiver of inadmissibility for certain criminal aliens unlawfully present in the United States.

Makes an alien who has fraudulently misrepresented a material fact or obtained or sought to obtain immigration-related documents ineligible for a finding of good moral character under such Act.

Revises provisions respecting: (1) termination of continuous presence for purposes of cancellation of removal for certain offenses; and (2) detention and release of criminal aliens pending removal decision.