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FACT SHEET: H.R. 3697, THE SO-CALLED “CRIMINAL ALIEN GANG MEMBER REMOVAL ACT

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H.R. 3697 expands the immigration grounds of removal by adding new grounds for “gang members,” but the overbreadth would capture many individuals who have no involvement in gang activity whatsoever. A full fact sheet is available here. The bill defines the term “gang” for the first time in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This bill defines a “criminal gang” as an ongoing group, club, org... Read more »

Fact Sheet: Republican Anti-Immigrant Bills, H.r. 3003 & 3004

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H.R. 3003, No Sanctuary for Criminals Act H.R. 3003 is an anti-immigrant, enforcement-only proposal that represents another step in Trump’s Mass Deportation plan. A full fact sheet is available here. H.R. 3003 Significantly Expands State and Local Involvement in Immigration Enforcement. The bill strips jurisdictions of the ability to enact common-sense trust policies that disentangle local law enf... Read more »