H.R. 457: Criminal Alien Accountability Act
Bill: H.R. 457, the Criminal Alien Accountability Act | Read the text of the bill.
Sponsor: Rep. Darrell E. Issa (R-CA-49)
Description: Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish minimum imprisonment terms for specified categories of aliens subject to criminal fines, imprisonment, or both, for reenrty as removed aliens. (Such provision does not apply to aliens removed for security or terrorist grounds.)
Subjects an individual who knowingly aids or conspires to allow, procure, or permit any such alien to reenter the United States to criminal penalty, the same imprisonment term as applies to the alien so aided, or both. Read more.
Current status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations on February 28, 2013.