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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to render deportable all aliens convicted of a criminal offense resulting in a sentence of incarceration, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/13/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
06/13/2006Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/13/2006Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 07/13/2006
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 07/26/2006

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House Judiciary06/13/2006 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/13/2006)

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) make all aliens sentenced to incarceration for a federal or state crime deportable; (2) provide for detention of all aliens who are sentenced to incarceration for a federal or state crime, and deportable on any ground; and (3) provide for expedited removal for all aliens sentenced to incarceration.

Prohibits state or local use of federal funds to assist incarceration of criminal aliens unless the state or local unit: (1) for each conviction, provides the Secretary of Homeland Security with adequate information to determine such person's immigration status; and (2) for each person determined to be unlawfully present in the United States, transfers custody of such person to the Secretary by the date imprisonment ends, or the date of sentencing if imprisonment is not imposed.