• H.R. 85 – Old Glory Only Act. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

    A BILL To prohibit the flying of any flag other than the United States flag over United States diplomatic and consular posts, and for other purposes

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 86 – FTO Passport Revocation Act Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

    Authorizes the Department of State to revoke or refuse to issue a passport for an individual who has aided an organization that the State Department has designated as a foreign terrorist organization. The individual may request a hearing with the State Department upon being notified of a revocation or refusal.

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 89 – Terrorist Deportation Act 2021 Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

    Establishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility of such an alien if it is in the national security interests of the United States. DHS shall grant such a waiver only with the unanimous concurrence of the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of State. An alien identified in the terrorist screening database shall be ineligible for various immigration benefits, including asylum, withholding or cancellation of removal, voluntary departure, or adjustment of status. DHS shall determine on an expedited basis the removal of an alien identified in the terrorist screening database, if the alien has not received a waiver and does not have permanent residence status. The alien shall be entitled to various protections, including the privilege of representation by counsel and judicial review.

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 90 – VISA Overstay Enforcement Act 2021 Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

    Imposes various penalties on aliens who overstay a visa or lawful immigration status. An alien who overstays shall be fined or imprisoned for up to six months, or both. Such an individual may not be admitted into the United States for 5 years and may not be granted a visa for 10 years. For subsequent offenses, the alien shall be fined or imprisoned for up to two years, or both, and shall not be admitted into the United States or granted a visa. The Department of Homeland Security shall make case-by-case exceptions for aliens who overstay due to medical necessity, public safety, or national security reasons.

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 94 – Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Act Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

    Imposes penalties on certain state and local governments that do not assist federal immigration enforcement actions. Specifically, a state or local government shall be ineligible for federal financial assistance for at least one year if it restricts or prohibits an agency or official from (1) communicating with the responsible federal immigration agency regarding an individual's citizenship or immigration status, or (2) maintaining or exchanging information about an individual's status. Such governmental entities are sometimes referred to as sanctuary cities or jurisdictions. The bill restores assistance eligibility upon a Department of Justice (DOJ) determination that the jurisdiction no longer takes such actions. DOJ shall determine each year which state or local jurisdictions are not in compliance with immigration requirements and report such determination to Congress.

    Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 140 – Birthright Citizenship Act 2021 Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36)

    Limits birthright citizenship by redefining what it means to be subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Currently, a person born in the United States and subject to U.S. jurisdiction is entitled to citizenship. Under the bill, a person is subject to U.S. jurisdiction if he or she is born to a parent who is (1) a U.S. citizen or national, (2) a lawful permanent resident residing in the United States, or (3) an alien performing active service in the Armed Forces. The bill does not affect the citizenship or nationality status of any person born before the bill's enactment date.

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/04/2021)

  • H.R. 354 – CCP Visa Disclosure Act of 2021 Chinese Communist Party Disclosure Act of 2021 Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL-17)

    A BILL To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of State to require aliens applying for certain visas to disclose if they receive funds from the Government of the Peoples Republic of China or the Chinese Communist Party, and for other purposes. 

    Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/21/2021)

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