H.R. 3256 (112th): Deport Convicted Foreign Criminals Act of 2011

Introduced:
Oct 25, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ted Poe
Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Oct 25, 2011
Length
10 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 25, 2011
Referred to Committee Oct 25, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify the law prohibiting the Secretary of State from issuing certain visas to nationals of countries that refuse or unreasonably delay repatriation, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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10/25/2011--Introduced.
Deport Convicted Foreign Criminals Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to report quarterly to Congress regarding each country that has refused or unreasonably delayed repatriation of an alien who is a citizen, subject, national, or resident of such country. Requires a report to include the aliens' detention and criminal status.
Prohibits the Secretary of State, upon the passage of specified periods of time, from issuing certain nonimmigrant (including certain diplomatic) visas and immigrant visas to a citizen, subject, national, or resident of a listed country.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to notify the chief law enforcement officer of the state and of the local jurisdiction in which an alien who has been detained by the United States is released. Defines "alien" as an individual who has been detained by the United States and has received a final order of removal but has not been removed.

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