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H.R. 2989: Criminal Alien Removal Clarification Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2989

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Babin, Mr. Budd, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Norman, Mr. Perry, Mr. McClintock, and Mr. Biggs) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that any alien who has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, is deportable, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Criminal Alien Removal Clarification Act of 2019.

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Criminal grounds for deportability

Section 237(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows:

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Criminal grounds

Any alien who, at any time after admission, has been convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors, whether under State or Federal law, is deportable.

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