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Text of A bill to clarify that the revocation of an alien’s visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.

...to judicial review.

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 6, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 478

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 6, 2013

(for himself,Mr. Chambliss, andMr. Roberts) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To clarify that the revocation of an alien’s visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.

1.

Judicial review of visa revocation

Section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act(8 U.S.C. 1201(i))is amended by strikingThere shall be no means of judicial reviewand all that follows and inserting the following:Notwithstanding any other provision of law, includingsection 2241 of title 28, United States Code, any other habeas corpus provision, andsections 1361and1651 of such title, no court has jurisdiction to review a revocation under this subsection or to hear any claim arising from such a revocation..

2.

Effective date

The amendment made bysection 1shall—

(1)

take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act;

(2)

apply to all visas issued before, on, or after such date; and

(3)

apply to any claim pending on, or filed after, the date of the enactment of this Act.