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1/23/2013--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit each applicant for naturalization to choose to have the oath of allegiance for naturalization administered by a Member of Congress,... Read More

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Jan 23, 2013

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I oppose H.R. 405 ("To permit Members of Congress to administer the oath of allegiance to applicants for naturalization.") because...you people have better things to be doing with OUR money. This is a needless bill. We have more important things to be working on like our Debt, Border Security, Terrorism, American Civil Liberties, the thievery that is China.

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deuely
WA-1
2 years ago

I oppose H.R. 405 ("To permit Members of Congress to administer the oath of allegiance to applicants for naturalization.") because... I believe that congress is far to busy, or should be, finding solutions to fiscal problems.

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Joey_Jitzel
WA-6
2 years ago

I oppose H.R. 405 ("To permit Members of Congress to administer the oath of allegiance to applicants for naturalization.") because...while I'm not opposed to this in principle, I just don't feel that Members of Congress, given the current state of affairs, have time to do stuff like this right now. Maybe in the future, when y'all get better organized.

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willy-um
FL-7
2 years ago

Bill Summary

1/23/2013--Introduced.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit each applicant for naturalization to choose to have the oath of allegiance for naturalization administered by a Member of Congress, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner (Member). Limits the administration of the oath: (1) by a Senator to individuals who reside in the Senator's state; and (2) by a Member of the House of Representatives, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner to individuals who reside in the respective congressional district. Limits the Member's authority solely to the administration of such oath. Prohibits a Member from administering the oath during the 90-day period before any election for federal, state, or local office in which the Member is a candidate. Requires a Member to administer the oath only at times and places designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS). Prohibits a Member from administering the oath during any period in which exclusive authority to administer it may be exercised by an eligible court for the person concerned, unless the court has waived such exclusive authority.

H.R. 404The Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act H.R. 406 To provide discretionary authority to an immigration judge to determi...