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Weekly Round-Up of Immigration Related Legislation (5/04/09)

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 09050466 (posted May. 4, 2009)"

The following immigration-related bills were introduced into the House of Representatives and the Senate this week:

Border Sovereignty and Protection Act (H.R. 2083)
Introduced by Rep. Hunter (R-CA) on 4/23/09
Summary: To secure smuggling routes on the U.S.-Mexico border, better prevent the smuggling of narcotics and weapons across the border, and for other purposes.

New Employee Verification Act of 2009 (H.R.2028)
Introduced by Rep. Johnson (R-TX) on 4/22/09
Summary: To amend the Social Security Act to prevent unauthorized earnings from being credited toward benefits under title II of such Act and to make improvements in provisions governing totalization agreements, to amend the Social Security Act and the Immigration and Nationality Act to prevent unauthorized employment, and to improve coordination of the provisions of such Acts, and for other purposes.

Note: Each week hundreds of bills are introduced into the House and Senate, and the likelihood of any particular bill moving is usually very small. The bills posted on this page represent all immigration-related legislation introduced this week, not legislation AILA believes is important or likely to succeed.

Stay tuned to AILA's News from the Hill page for updates on pressing legislative activity.

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