H.R. 5002 (111th): No Sanctuary for Illegals Act

Introduced:
Apr 13, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Dan Burton
Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 13, 2010
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3549 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Sep 17, 2007

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 20, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 13, 2010
Referred to Committee Apr 13, 2010
 
Full Title

To end the cycle of illegal immigration in the United States and withdraw Federal funds from States and political subdivisions of States that interfere with the enforcement of Federal immigration law.

Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Homeland Security

Border and Maritime Security

House Oversight and Government Reform

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/13/2010--Introduced.
No Sanctuary for Illegals Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) increase border patrol recruitment incentives by offering a ($40,000 maximum) repayment of higher education loans; and (2) develop border patrol retention incentives through the establishment of a retention program.
Authorizes the Secretary to deploy newly developed technologies to secure U.S. international land and maritime borders.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) prioritize border fence construction; and (2) report to Congress regarding such construction's progress.
Requires that if an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States is arrested for any offense by a state or local law enforcement agency the head of such agency shall immediately notify United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of the arrest and the alien's identity.
Requires that such an arrested alien be detained by ICE and presented before an immigration judge for expedited U.S. removal without release from detention and without further hearing or review. Provides for criminal penalties and expedited removal for such a removed alien who subsequently returns unlawfully to the United States.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to make inadmissible an alien who has been unlawfully present in the United States for any period of time and who enters or seeks to enter the United States unlawfully. (Current law requires the period of unlawful presence to be more than one year.)
Amends INA to consider a person born in the United States "subject to the jurisdiction" of the United States for citizenship at birth purposes if the person is born in the United States of parents, one of whom is: (1) a U.S. citizen or national; (2) a lawful permanent resident alien whose residence is in the United States; or (3) an alien performing active service in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Prohibits a federal government officer or employee from providing federal funds to any state or political subdivision that is determined to be interfering with efforts to enforce federal immigration laws. Terminates such prohibition when the state or political subdivision enters into an agreement with the Secretary to cease such interference.

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