HR 1459

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1459

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to detention of unlawfully present aliens who are apprehended for driving while intoxicated, to improve State and local enforcement of immigration laws, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 8, 2011

Mrs. MYRICK (for herself and Mr. MCINTYRE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to detention of unlawfully present aliens who are apprehended for driving while intoxicated, to improve State and local enforcement of immigration laws, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DETENTION AND REMOVAL OF ALIENS APPREHENDED FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED (DWI).

SEC. 3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR STATE CRIMINAL ALIEN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SCAAP) FUNDING.

SEC. 4. STATE AND LOCAL ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS.

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