Text: H.R.1463 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/09/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1463


To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from granting a work authorization to an alien found to have been unlawfully present in the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2017

Mr. Burgess introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from granting a work authorization to an alien found to have been unlawfully 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 “Equal Protection for American Workers Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on certain work authorizations.

Effective beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security is prohibited from granting a work authorization to an alien who has been finally determined, in a valid immigration proceeding during which due process was afforded, to have been at any time unlawfully present in the United States.