H.R. 6001 (112th): Equal Protection for American Workers Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jun 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6001

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 21, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from granting a work authorization to an alien found to have been unlawfully present in the United States.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Equal Protection for American Workers Act.

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Prohibition on certain work authorizations

Effective beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security is prohibited from granting a work authorization to an alien who has been finally determined, in a valid immigration proceeding during which due process was afforded, to have been at any time unlawfully present in the United States.