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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2005
Length: 14 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 22, 2003
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2235 (108th).
Apr 27, 2005
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Jul 17, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3064 (110th).
H.R. 1912 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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