About the bill
Should the government be able to deport or detain immigrants who are suspected of gang membership, even if they haven’t been convicted of — or even arrested for — a crime?
A bill that passed the House last week would allow the government to do just that.
What the bill does
The Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (H.R. 3697) would prevent non-Americans suspected of gang activity from coming to the U.S. It would also allow for the deportation or detainment of immigrants already here who ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2017
Length: 18 pages
H.R. 3697 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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