Text: H.R.4471 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/20/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4471

To clarify that revocation of an alien’s visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 20, 2010

Mr. Smith of Texas (for himself and Mr. Hoekstra) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To clarify that revocation of an alien’s visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.

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

SECTION 1. Judicial review of visa revocations.

(a) In general.—Section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1201(i)) is amended by striking the final sentence and inserting the following: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including section 2241 of title 28, United States Code, or any other habeas corpus provision, and sections 1361 and 1651 of such title, a revocation under this subsection may not be reviewed by any court, and no court shall have jurisdiction to hear any claim arising from, or any challenge to, such a revocation.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply to revocations under section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1201(i)) occurring before, on, or after such date.