S 226

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 226

To clarify that the revocation of an alien's visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2011

Mr. GRASSLEY (for himself, Mr. VITTER, Mr. HATCH, Mr. CORNYN, Mr. SESSIONS, and Mr. ROBERTS) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To clarify that the revocation of an alien's visa or other documentation is not subject to judicial review.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF VISA REVOCATION.

    Section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1201(i)) is amended by striking `There shall be no means of judicial review' and all that follows and inserting the following: `Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including section 2241 of title 28, United States Code, any other habeas corpus provision, and sections 1361 and 1651 of such title, a revocation under this subsection may not be reviewed by any court, and no court shall have jurisdiction to hear any claim arising from, or any challenge to, such a revocation.'.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendment made by section 1 shall--

      (1) take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act; and

      (2) apply to all visas issued before, on, or after such date.

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