New Cosponsor — Sep 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
The bill now has 41 cosponsors (41 Republicans).
Jun 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
Length: 3 pages
To prohibit the implementation of certain policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Secretary of Homeland Security.
6/18/2012--Introduced.Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act - Disapproves and nullifies:(1) the June 17, 2011, memorandum from the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion consistent ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5953 — 112th Congress: Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5953
“H.R. 5953 — 112th Congress: Prohibiting Back-door Amnesty Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5953>
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