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S. 3579: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make voting in a Federal election by an unlawfully present alien an aggravated felony and for... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 20, 2012

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A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make voting in a Federal election by an unlawfully present alien an aggravated felony and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Voter Integrity Protection Act''.

SEC. 2. UNLAWFUL VOTING.

(a) Aggravated Felony.--Paragraph (43) of section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)) is amended-- (1) in subparagraph (T), by striking ``and'' at the end; (2) in subparagraph (U), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon and ``and''; and (3) by adding at the end the following: ``(V) an offense described in section 611 of title 18, United States Code, committed by an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States.''. (b) Deportable Offense.--Paragraph (2) of section 237(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(G) Voting offenses.--Any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and who knowingly commits a violation of section 611 of title 18, United States Code.''. <all>

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