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H.R. 1471: To suspend assistance to countries denying or delaying accepting aliens ordered removed from the United States, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 9, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1471

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To suspend assistance to countries denying or delaying accepting aliens ordered removed from the United States, and for other purposes.

1.

Suspension of assistance to countries denying or delaying accepting aliens ordered removed

(a)

In general

The President shall suspend the provision of assistance under any provision of law with respect to each country on the list required by subsection (b).

(b)

List of countries

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to Congress a list of each country that the Secretary determines denies or unreasonably delays accepting an alien who is a citizen, subject, national, or resident of that country after the Secretary asks whether the government will accept the alien under section 241 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1251).