H. R. 6001
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 21, 2012
Mr. Burgess introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Equal Protection for American Workers
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.