To gain operational control of the border, enforce immigration laws, strengthen visa security, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2011
Length: 27 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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14 Cosponsors (14 Republicans)
Mar 30, 2011
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H.R. 1274 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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