H.R. 1620 (99th): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to facilitate undocumented aliens and to reimburse air carriers for detention expenses.


Mar 20, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Hall Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/20/1985--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Attorney General to reimburse air carriers for expenses incurred in detaining aliens pending their admission to, or deportation from, the United ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 1985

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