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H.R. 5272 (113th): To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 30, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5272

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 30, 2014

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

A BILL

To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.

1.

Prohibitions relating to deferred action

Unless explicitly authorized by law, no agency or instrumentality of the Federal Government may issue after July 30, 2014, guidance, memorandums, regulations, policies, or other similar instruments the effect of which is—

(1)

to modify, in any manner that would expand the number of aliens eligible for deferred action, the Executive memorandum dated June 15, 2012, concerning deferred action for childhood arrivals;

(2)

to newly authorize deferred action for any class of aliens not in lawful immigration status in the United States; or

(3)

to newly authorize any alien to work in the United States if such alien—

(A)

was not lawfully admitted into the United States in compliance with the immigration laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))), except that this subparagraph shall not apply to an alien who is paroled under section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act ( 8 U.S.C. 1182(d)(5) ) or permitted to land temporarily as an alien crewman; and

(B)

is not lawfully present in the United States.