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- Full Title
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent the illegal entry and employment of aliens in the United States, to facilitate the admission of aliens for temporary employment, to regulate the issuance and use of social security account cards, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
9/12/1979--Introduced.Illegal Alien Control Act of 1977 - Directs the Attorney General to establish a border patrol force of not less than 3,800 officers.Directs the Attorney General to report to the ...
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Sep 12, 1979
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5261”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 1979
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5261 — 96th Congress: Illegal Alien Control Act of 1979. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr5261
“H.R. 5261 — 96th Congress: Illegal Alien Control Act of 1979.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr5261>
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