Text: H.R.29 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 29


To prohibit the use of funds for granting deferred action or other immigration relief to aliens not lawfully present in the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

Mr. Poe of Texas (for himself, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mrs. Black, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Cook, Mr. Marino, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Byrne, Mr. Barletta, and Mr. Kline) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prohibit the use of funds for granting deferred action or other immigration relief to aliens not lawfully present in the United States.

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 “Separation of Powers Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on use of funds.

(a) For deferred action or parole.—None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to any Federal department or agency may be used to parole an alien into the United States or grant deferred action on a final order of removal, for any reason other than on an individual case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons.

(b) For the issuance of work permits or green cards.—None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to any Federal department or agency may be used to issue to any alien who, on the date of enactment of this Act, is unlawfully present in the United States any document attesting to the lawful permanent resident status of that alien, or to the authorization for employment in the United States of that alien.


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