To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and other Acts to strengthen the enforcement of the immigration laws, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2005
Length: 14 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on November 7, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Nov 7, 2005
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H.R. 4240 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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