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Introduced in House (09/29/2006)

Immigration and Border Security Act - Sets forth provisions with respect to: (1) U.S. border security, including technology and equipment enhancements, security cooperation, and increases in Border Patrol and Immigration enforcement personnel; (2) detention and removal of illegal aliens; (3) border security agency amendments; (4) recruitment and retention of Border Patrol personnel; (5) increases in U.S. Customs and Border Protection import specialists, prosecutors, judges, and U.S. Marshals; (6) expedited traveler programs; (7) alien smuggling; (8) nonimmigrant visa classification and related status adjustment authority for informants respecting commercial alien smuggling organizations; (9) Northern Border Prosecution Initiative; (10) criminal aliens, including removal and state reimbursement for incarceration costs; (11) Operation Predator; (12) biometrics and portal detection; (13) state and local immigration-related enforcement; and (14) admission denial for officials of countries refusing return of their citizens/nationals removed from the United States.