Title: Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to adopt an amendment that establishes restrictions on admission into the United States for immigrants convicted of criminal behavior and penalties for illegal entry into the U.S.
Denies admission into the United States for immigrants who have participated in criminal gang activity, or have been convicted of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment, human trafficking, obstruction of justice, domestic violence, or a felony count of driving under the influence (Secs. 204 & 205).
Establishes penalties ranging from 6 months to 20 years for immigrants who enter into the United States illegally (Sec. 205).