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S Amdt 1184 - Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain Crimes - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Ben Nelson Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Amendment.

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NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT. A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF A PIECE OF LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (46-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain Crimes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amendment that would prohibit undocumented immigrants convicted of aggravated felonies, domestic violence, stalking, violation of protection orders, crimes against children, or crimes relating to the illegal purchase or sale of firearms, from gaining legal status.

Highlights:
  • Bars legal status to immigrants who have engaged in certain forms of identification fraud (Sec. 204A (b))
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain Crimes

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • James W. 'Jim' DeMint (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson (NE - D) (Out Of Office)
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