• 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)

  • S.33 – BRICKS Act of 2021 Blocking Rioters and Insurrectionists from our Cities to Keep us Safe Act 2021 Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK)

    A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, by increasing the maximum term of imprisonment for the offense of rioting, and for other purposes.

    Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/22/2021)

  • 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. 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)

  • S.80 – Sarah’s Law Act 2021 Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)

    A BILL To require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take into custody certain aliens who have been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person, and for other purposes.

    Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (on 01/28/2021)

  • H.R 378 – David Dorn Act of 2021 Rep. Jody Arrington (R-TX-19)

    A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the maximum term of imprisonment for rioting, and for other purposes.

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

  • 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)

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