House Freshmen Introduce Strong Immigration Bills in House

Article author: 
Preston Huenekens
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Thursday, February 4, 2021
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National Issues
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Two House freshmen – Reps. Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) and Bob Good (R-Va.) – began their tenure in Washington by introducing FAIR-supported immigration legislation. Both bills represent actual immigration reform in the interest of American citizens and of the United States as a whole, in stark contrast to massive amnesty-only measures proposed by the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats.

Rep. Good introduced H.R. 398, the “No Asylum for Criminals Act.” This bill prevents convicted criminals from receiving asylum protection. This prevents aliens with prior criminal offenses in the United States from receiving asylum and eventually legal permanent residence. The asylum case backlog exceeded 1.3 million cases when President Trump left office on January 20. . .