Text: H.R.5653 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/27/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5653


To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that any alien who has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, is deportable, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2018

Mr. Gosar (for himself, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Babin, Mr. Blum, Mr. Budd, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Crawford, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Harris, Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Jones, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Marino, Mr. Norman, Mr. Perry, Mr. Posey, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Buck, Mr. Arrington, Mr. Biggs, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Barletta, and Mr. Brat) 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 any alien who has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, is deportable, 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 “Criminal Alien Removal Clarification Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Criminal grounds for deportability.

Section 237(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows:

“(2) CRIMINAL GROUNDS.—Any alien who, at any time after admission, has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, whether under State or Federal law, is deportable.”.


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