H. R. 5759
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 27, 2021
Ms. Stefanik (for herself, Ms. Salazar, Ms. Herrell, Mrs. Hinson, Mrs. Cammack, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Gibbs, Ms. Van Duyne, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Budd, Mr. Bost, Mr. Babin, Mrs. Bice of Oklahoma, Mrs. Miller-Meeks, Mr. Fulcher, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Rosendale, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Cawthorn, Mr. Joyce of Pennsylvania, Mr. Good of Virginia, Ms. Letlow, Mr. Timmons, Mr. Gimenez, Mr. Fitzgerald, Mr. Feenstra, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Van Drew, Mr. Owens, Mr. Garbarino, Mr. Mast, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mr. Bishop of North Carolina, Mr. Williams of Texas, Mr. Moore of Alabama, Mr. Donalds, Mr. Posey, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Gohmert, Ms. Tenney, Mr. Obernolte, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Reschenthaler, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Norman, Mrs. Harshbarger, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Gooden of Texas, Mr. Steube, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Crawford, Mrs. Boebert, Mr. Murphy of North Carolina, Mr. Newhouse, Mr. Johnson of Louisiana, Mr. Jacobs of New York, Mr. Katko, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, and Mr. Perry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To include sexual assault and aggravated sexual violence in the definition of aggravated felonies under the Immigration and Nationality Act in order to expedite the removal of aliens convicted of such crimes.
This Act may be cited as the
Better Enforcement of Grievous Offenses by unNaturalized Emigrants Act or the
BE GONE Act.
Expanding the definition of aggravated felonies under the Immigration and Nationality Act
Section 101(a)(43) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(43)) is amended—
in subparagraph (T), by striking
and at the end;
in subparagraph (U), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by adding at the end the following:
sexual abuse, sexual assault, and aggravated sexual violence.