H.R.87 - Keeping Families Together Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] (Introduced 01/03/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.87 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Keeping Families Together Act of 2001 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (Act) to repeal the provision amending the definition of "aggravated felony," and restore provisions of law amended by such provision as if it had not been enacted, including residency-or status-related rights of an affected legal alien.
Introduced in House (01/03/2001)
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise detention of criminal alien provisions, effective as if included in the Act.
Repeals, as if included in the Act: (1) certain provisions respecting termination of continuous presence or physical presence in the United States; and (2) the definition of "conviction."
Authorizes the Attorney General to admit certain lawfully admitted permanent resident aliens returning to the United States who temporarily proceeded abroad voluntarily and not under an order of deportation or removal, effective as of a specified date, as if certain sections of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 had not been enacted.
Revises provisions respecting judicial review of removal orders.
Requires the Attorney General to establish a post-proceeding removal relief process for affected aliens.