To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve deterrence of illegal immigration to the United States by increasing border patrol and investigative personnel, by increasing penalties for alien smuggling and for document fraud, by reforming exclusion and deportation law and procedures, by improving the verification system for eligibility for employment, and through other measures, to reform the legal immigration system and facilitate legal entries into the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 1995
Length: 338 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on June 22, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jun 22, 1995
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3775 (115th).
H.R. 1915 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1915. This is the one from the 104th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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