H. R. 519
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 17, 2007
Mr. Doolittle introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to remove the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to expedited removal under section 235(b)(1)(A)(iii)(I) of such Act.
Removal of discretion to order expedited removal
Section 235(b)(1)(A)(iii)(I) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1225(b)(1)(A)(iii)(I)) is amended to read as follows:
The Secretary of Homeland Security shall apply clauses (i) and (ii) of this subparagraph to all aliens described in subclause (II), except that if the Secretary, after consulting with appropriate Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, determines that the alien will be detained under the authority of such an agency, the Secretary may not remove the alien until such detention terminates.