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S. 1762 - Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015

Immigration. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015

S. 1762 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.
Other Titles
  • Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015
  • Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015
Sponsor
Ted Cruz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Border security and unlawful immigration
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Immigration status and procedures
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/14/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/14/2015
7/14/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
7/14/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$0
$57,657,794
$525,766
$45,000
$612,336
$547,752
$6,396,942
$65,785,590
1 Organization Supported and 28 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015

1 organization supported this bill

Federation for American Immigration Reform
Federation for American Immigration Reform (2015, September 4). Congress Must Act Now to End Sanctuary City Policies. Retrieved October 15, 2015, from Federation for American Immigration Reform.

28 organizations opposed this bill

African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
AME Social Action Commission
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
American Bar Association
Susman, Thomas M. (2015, July 30). New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011/ (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved July 30, 2015, from American Bar Association.
American Civil Liberties Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Bread for the World
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the US and Canada
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Christian Reformed Church in North America
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Church of Scientology
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
daughters of charity
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Disciples Justice Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Drug Policy Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Franciscans for Justice
Franciscans for Justice (2015, August 14). Recently Introduced Immigration Legislation. Retrieved August 26, 2015, from Franciscans for Justice.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Friends Committee on National Legislation (2015, August 17). Immigration Bills We're Watching in the 114th Congress. Retrieved August 25, 2015, from Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Grassroots Leadership
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Human Rights Watch
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition
Interfaith Immigration Coalition (2015, August 0). Immigration Resource Sheet on Congressional Proposals, August 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2015, from Interfaith Immigration Coalition.
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
National African American Drug Policy Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
National Council of Churches
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Prison Policy Initiative
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
Sentencing Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.
United Church of Christ
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 14). Re: New Mandatory Minimum Sentences in S. 1762/H.R. 3011 (“Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015”) and S. 1812 (“Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015”). Retrieved October 15, 2015, from American Civil Liberties Union.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$224,177
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$558,396
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$722,036
John BarrassoRWY$0$104,749
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$1,697,646
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,049,405
Roy BluntRMO$0$613,056
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,145,601
John BoozmanRAR$0$106,093
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$41,800
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,029,689
Richard BurrRNC$0$527,869
Maria CantwellDWA$0$714,081
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$462,676
Ben CardinDMD$0$447,428
Tom CarperDDE$0$224,592
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,746,594
Bill CassidyRLA$0$318,768
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$71,800
William Thad CochranRMS$0$353,075
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$311,256
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$997,402
Bob CorkerRTN$0$463,371
John CornynRTX$0$617,707
Tom CottonRAR$0$448,074
Mike CrapoRID$0$166,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$977,588
Steve DainesRMT$0$137,095
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$850,389
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,323,187
Mike EnziRWY$0$68,977
Joni ErnstRIA$0$58,795
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$487,451
Deb FischerRNE$0$164,237
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$250,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,239,624
Cory GardnerRCO$0$304,722
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,172,454
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$934,889
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$382,216
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$391,761
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$755,996
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$673,060
Dean HellerRNV$0$218,615
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$813,239
John HoevenRND$0$66,346
Jim InhofeROK$0$131,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$425,335
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$366,397
Tim KaineDVA$0$2,555,238
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$293,498
Mark KirkRIL$0$353,665
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$679,817
James LankfordROK$0$174,990
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$558,164
Mike LeeRUT$0$300,294
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$320,300
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,438,481
John McCainRAZ$0$475,644
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,279,756
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$949,689
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,387,592
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$433,584
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$49,350
Jerry MoranRKS$0$174,889
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$277,751
Chris MurphyDCT$0$917,956
Patty MurrayDWA$0$728,020
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,010,490
Rand PaulRKY$0$183,055
David PerdueRGA$0$248,417
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,274,433
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,012,608
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$428,271
Harry ReidDNV$0$316,436
Jim RischRID$0$42,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$257,611
Mike RoundsRSD$0$114,710
Marco RubioRFL$0$585,177
Bernie SandersIVT$0$102,492
Ben SasseRNE$0$166,460
Brian SchatzDHI$0$968,656
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,887,078
Tim ScottRSC$0$489,333
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$73,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$770,260
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$236,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$638,445
Dan SullivanRAK$0$253,506
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,366,346
John ThuneRSD$0$262,975
Thom TillisRNC$0$431,910
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,077,945
Tom UdallDNM$0$654,250
David VitterRLA$0$141,392
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,273,206
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$2,251,065
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$671,816
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$168,065
Ron WydenDOR$0$720,431

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$224,177
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$558,396
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$722,036
John BarrassoRWY$0$104,749
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$1,697,646
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$1,049,405
Roy BluntRMO$0$613,056
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,145,601
John BoozmanRAR$0$106,093
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$41,800
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,029,689
Richard BurrRNC$0$527,869
Maria CantwellDWA$0$714,081
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$462,676
Ben CardinDMD$0$447,428
Tom CarperDDE$0$224,592
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,746,594
Bill CassidyRLA$0$318,768
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$71,800
William Thad CochranRMS$0$353,075
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$311,256
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$997,402
Bob CorkerRTN$0$463,371
John CornynRTX$0$617,707
Tom CottonRAR$0$448,074
Mike CrapoRID$0$166,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$977,588
Steve DainesRMT$0$137,095
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$850,389
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,323,187
Mike EnziRWY$0$68,977
Joni ErnstRIA$0$58,795
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$487,451
Deb FischerRNE$0$164,237
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$250,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,239,624
Cory GardnerRCO$0$304,722
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,172,454
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$934,889
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$382,216
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$391,761
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$755,996
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$673,060
Dean HellerRNV$0$218,615
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$813,239
John HoevenRND$0$66,346
Jim InhofeROK$0$131,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$425,335
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$366,397
Tim KaineDVA$0$2,555,238
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$293,498
Mark KirkRIL$0$353,665
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$679,817
James LankfordROK$0$174,990
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$558,164
Mike LeeRUT$0$300,294
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$320,300
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,438,481
John McCainRAZ$0$475,644
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$2,279,756
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$949,689
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,387,592
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$433,584
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$49,350
Jerry MoranRKS$0$174,889
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$277,751
Chris MurphyDCT$0$917,956
Patty MurrayDWA$0$728,020
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$2,010,490
Rand PaulRKY$0$183,055
David PerdueRGA$0$248,417
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,274,433
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,012,608
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$428,271
Harry ReidDNV$0$316,436
Jim RischRID$0$42,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$257,611
Mike RoundsRSD$0$114,710
Marco RubioRFL$0$585,177
Bernie SandersIVT$0$102,492
Ben SasseRNE$0$166,460
Brian SchatzDHI$0$968,656
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,887,078
Tim ScottRSC$0$489,333
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$73,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$770,260
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$236,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$638,445
Dan SullivanRAK$0$253,506
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,366,346
John ThuneRSD$0$262,975
Thom TillisRNC$0$431,910
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,077,945
Tom UdallDNM$0$654,250
David VitterRLA$0$141,392
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,273,206
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$2,251,065
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$671,816
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$168,065
Ron WydenDOR$0$720,431

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Human Rights$45,000
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