Text: H.R.2484 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/20/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2484


To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that certain aliens who are pregnant are ineligible to receive visas and ineligible to be admitted to the United States, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 20, 2015

Mr. Rohrabacher (for himself, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Jones, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Zinke, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Gosar, and Mr. Olson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that certain aliens who are pregnant are ineligible to receive visas and ineligible to be admitted to the United States, 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 “Stop Birth Tourism Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Restriction on the admissibility of certain aliens who are pregnant.

Section 212(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)) is amended by inserting at the end the following:

“(11) PREGNANCY.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—In the case of an alien seeking admission to the United States as a nonimmigrant under section 101(a)(15)(B), a consular officer or the Secretary of State may require that the alien provide a certification from a healthcare provider that the alien is not pregnant, or, if the alien is pregnant, as to the status of the pregnancy.

“(B) INADMISSIBILITY.—An alien seeking admission to the United States as a nonimmigrant under section 101(a)(15)(B) who a consular officer or the Secretary of State determines under subparagraph (A) is pregnant, and if admitted to the United States, is likely to give birth in the United States, is inadmissible.”.