S.3949 - Illegal Immigration Source Study and Focus Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Frist, William H. [R-TN] (Introduced 09/27/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S10291) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3949 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/27/2006)
Illegal Immigration Source Study and Focus Act - Directs the Secretary of State to conduct a study and report to Congress every five years respecting: (1) the geographic areas in Mexico from which large numbers of residents and large percentages of the population are leaving to illegally enter the United States; and (2) the social, political, and economic conditions in such areas that contribute to such illegal immigration.
Directs the United States Agency for International Development (USAID): (1) in consultation with the Secretary, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and appropriate Mexican officials, to designate up to four geographic areas within Mexico as Immigration Impact Focus Areas; and (2) in consultation with the Secretary, to develop a plan to concentrate economic development and humanitarian assistance provided to Mexico in such Areas.