IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 7, 2015
Mr. Vitter introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make voting in a Federal election by an unlawfully present alien an aggravated felony and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Voter Integrity Protection Act.
Paragraph (43) of section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)) is amended—
in subparagraph (T), by striking
and at the end;
in subparagraph (U), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon and
by adding at the end the following:
an offense described in section 611 of title 18, United States Code, committed by an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States.
Paragraph (2) of section 237(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and who knowingly commits a violation of section 611 of title 18, United States Code.