H.R. 1279, Gang Deterrence and Community Protection Act of 2005 (Select Provisions)
Publication Date: June 2005
Publisher(s): National Immigration Forum (U.S.)
Keywords: Immigration Policy; Congressional Acts
Coverage: United States
On May 11, the House passed a bill with troubling immigration related provisions known as the Gang Deterrence and Community Protection Act of 2005 (H.R. 1279). In the Senate, Senator Feinstein has introduced the Gang Prevention and Effective Deterrence Act of 2005 (S. 155). While the Senate bill does not currently contain the House immigration provisions, Senators could add these provisions when the bill is marked up or conferenced.