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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Unlawful Border Entry Prevention Act of 2011

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to construct not less than 350 miles of reinforced fencing along the United States-Mexico border and to gain operational control over such border.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/15/2011Introduced in House

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Date
03/25/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
03/15/2011Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/15/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security03/15/2011 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security03/25/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/15/2011)

Unlawful Border Entry Prevention Act of 2011 - Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to construct an additional 350 or more miles of reinforced fencing along the southwest border.

Prohibits fencing or any other similar physical infrastructure along the southwest border in existence on December 31, 2010, from being considered in meeting such mileage requirement.

Requires the Secretary to submit a plan to Congress to gain operational control of any sector of the southwest border in which there has been a 40% increase over the preceding fiscal year of DHS apprehensions of individuals unlawfully entering the United States.