Text: H.R.4471 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 4471 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4471

To clarify that revocation of an alien's visa or other documentation is 
                    not subject to judicial review.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 20, 2010

   Mr. Smith of Texas (for himself and Mr. Hoekstra) introduced the 
  following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To clarify that revocation of an alien's visa or other documentation is 
                    not subject to judicial review.

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

SECTION 1. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF VISA REVOCATIONS.

    (a) In General.--Section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality 
Act (8 U.S.C. 1201(i)) is amended by striking the final sentence and 
inserting the following: ``Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
including section 2241 of title 28, United States Code, or any other 
habeas corpus provision, and sections 1361 and 1651 of such title, a 
revocation under this subsection may not be reviewed by any court, and 
no court shall have jurisdiction to hear any claim arising from, or any 
challenge to, such a revocation.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply to 
revocations under section 221(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act 
(8 U.S.C. 1201(i)) occurring before, on, or after such date.
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