To suspend certain nonessential visas, in order to provide temporary workload relief critical to the successful reorganization of the immigration and naturalization functions of the Department of Homeland Security, to ensure that the screening and monitoring of arriving immigrants and nonimmigrants, and the deterrence of entry and settlement by illegal or unauthorized aliens, is sufficient to maintain the integrity of the sovereign borders of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2003
Length: 15 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
May 22, 2003
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Apr 27, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1912 (109th).
Jul 17, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3064 (110th).
H.R. 2235 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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