To prohibit the implementation of certain policies regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Secretary of Homeland Security.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
Length: 3 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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41 Cosponsors (41 Republicans)
Jun 18, 2012
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H.R. 5953 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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