Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 09030640 (posted Mar. 6, 2009)"
The following immigration-related bills were introduced into the House of Representatives and the Senate this week:
National Language Act of 2009 HR 1229
Introduced by Rep. King (R-NY) on 02/26/09
Summary: A bill to amend Title 4, United States Code, to declare English as the official language of the government of the United States, and for other purposes.
Introduced by Rep. Sanchez (D-CA) on 3/4/09
Summary: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for compensation to states incarcerating undocumented aliens charged with a felony or two or more misdemeanors.
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.