H.R.7772: Border Safety and Security Act of 2022

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Border Safety and Security Act of 2022 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to suspend the entry of any non-U.S. nationals (aliens under federal law) without valid entry documents during any period when DHS cannot detain such an individual or return the individual to a foreign country contiguous to the United States. A state may sue DHS to enforce this requirement. (Under current law, non-U.S. nationals who arrive at...

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
May 14, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations.
May 13, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 13, 2022

Introduced in the House by Chip Roy (R-Texas)

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