H.R.5293 - To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve provisions relating to inadmissibility and detention of, and cancellation of removal for, aliens who have committed crimes, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 09/26/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5293 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in House (09/26/2000)
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.