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Page_white_text S1984: A bill to strengthen immigration enforcement and border security and for other purposes    [0 comments]
  • Sets forth border control provisions, including provisions respecting: (1) assets, personnel, and infrastructure; (2) ports of entry; (3) border security initiatives; (4) seizure of conveyances; (5) United States-Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology system (US-VISIT); (6) human smuggling: and (7) detention space.
  • Northern Border Prosecution Initiative Reimbursement Act - Establishes the Northern Border Prosecution Initiative to reimburse eligible northern border entities for costs incurred in handling criminal case dispositions that are federally initiated but federally declined-referred.
  • Sets forth interior enforcement provisions, including provisions respecting: (1) personnel; (2) detention and removal; (3) gang members; (4) alien smuggling; (5) illegal entry; (6) unlawful presence and illegal reentry; (7) passport, visa, and immigration fraud; (8) voluntary departure; (9) background checks; (10) state criminal alien assistance program; (11) state and local law immigration enforcement and federal transfer authority; (12) terrorists; (13) alien criminals; and (14) alien reporting requirements.
  • Sets forth worksite enforcement provisions, including provisions respecting: (1) unlawful employment of aliens; (2) disclosure of taxpayer information; (3) social security cards and identity documents; and (4) establishment of a voluntary advanced verification program to allow employers to verify an employee's fingerprints in order to determine identity and work status.
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WorldS1984 at GovTrack BookS1984 at the Library of Congress
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Photo Republican
Arizona
http://kyl.senate.gov/

Co-Sponsors
Sen. John Cornyn [R, TX]
Sen. Lindsey Graham [R, SC]
Sen. Mel Martinez [R, FL]
Sen. John McCain [R, AZ]
Sen. Mitch McConnell [R, KY]
Sen. Jefferson Sessions [R, AL]
Sen. Arlen Specter [R, PA]
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