H.R.6089 - E-bonding for Immigration Integrity Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] (Introduced 06/13/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/30/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6089 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/13/2018)
E-bonding for Immigration Integrity Act of 2018
This bill requires an alien who is in one of the following nonimmigrant categories to post a bond prior to being issued a U.S. entry visa: (1) an alien who is from a country with a visa overstay rate greater than 1.5%; or (2) a B-visa tourist or business entrant, an F-visa foreign student, an H-1B visa specialty occupation worker, an H-2B visa temporary nonagricultural worker, or a K-visa fiance/fiancee.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall: (1) establish a $2,500-$10,000 bond amount, which shall be reviewed annually, for each visa category based upon overstay risk; and (2) identify nonimmigrant visa category overstay rates, including categories with overstay rates greater than 1.5%.
The bill establishes the E-bond Enforcement Fund which shall be funded by forfeited bonds and used to ensure compliance with this bill and to administer enforcement programs.
DHS shall report to Congress annually regarding: (1) visa overstay rates by nonimmigrant category, (2) categories with overstay rates greater than 1.5%, (3) bond amounts, and (4) fund information.