H.R.1823

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve communication between the Secretary of Homeland Security and State and local law enforcement officials regarding the treatment of aliens who have been ordered removed and also charged with an aggravated felony under State law.

3/31/2009--Introduced.

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to stay the removal of an alien charged with an aggravated felony under state law, pending disposition of the criminal charge, if the chief law enforcement officer or executive of the state (or of a political subdivision of the state in which the criminal charge is brought) submits a written request for such action to the Secretary.

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