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Introduced in Senate (01/04/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 9


To recognize the heritage of the United States as a nation of immigrants and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for more effective border and employment enforcement, to prevent illegal immigration, and to reform and rationalize avenues for legal immigration, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 4, 2007

Mr. Reid (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Schumer, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Stabenow, and Mrs. Boxer) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To recognize the heritage of the United States as a nation of immigrants and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for more effective border and employment enforcement, to prevent illegal immigration, and to reform and rationalize avenues for legal immigration, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007”.

SEC. 2. Sense of Congress.

It is the sense of Congress that the Senate and the House of Representatives should pass, and the President should sign, legislation to recognize the heritage of the United States as a nation of immigrants and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.) to provide for more effective border and employment enforcement, to prevent illegal immigration, and to reform and rationalize avenues for legal immigration.


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