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H.R. 5648: INA Jurisdiction Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 27, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5648

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for Supreme Court original jurisdiction over certain immigration actions, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the INA Jurisdiction Act of 2018.

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Supreme Court jurisdiction over certain immigration actions

Section 1251 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(c)

The Supreme Court and any immigration court, established under the immigration laws (as such term is defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act) are the only courts that shall have jurisdiction and in which a claimant shall have standing to raise issues of immigration, naturalization, refugee status, asylum, and any other related matter or case involving a claimed legal right to enter or remain in the United States, or any case or controversy of any provision of the immigration laws, or any order issued or rule made pursuant thereto.

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