S. 1762: Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 14, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 14, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ted Cruz

Junior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The issue of immigration has played a central role in the presidential race, particularly on the Republican side. Among the three top remaining GOP contenders, frontrunner Donald Trump has advocated a temporary ban on all Muslims seeking to enter the United States. and proposed revoking the Constitution’s guarantee of birthright citizenship, while perhaps the biggest concern among Republican primary ...

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History

Jul 14, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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