Summary

                            A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate
Stop Illegal Reentry Act or Kate's Law

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase from two years
to five years the maximum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being
excluded, denied admission, deported, or removed. 

The bill establishes: 

 * a 10-year maximum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being denied
   admission, excluded, deported, or removed on three or more prior occasions;
   and 
 * a 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being
   removed following a conviction for an aggravated felony or following two or
   more prior convictions for illegal re-entry.



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    Jan 5th, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Jan 5th, 2017