H.R. 5597 (109th): To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to render deportable all aliens convicted of a criminal offense resulting in a sentence of incarceration, and for other purposes.


Jun 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Green

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2006
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/13/2006--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) make all aliens sentenced to incarceration for a federal or state crime deportable; (2) provide for detention of all aliens who are ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 13, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5597”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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