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S. 247 - Expatriate Terrorist Act

Immigration. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deem specified activities in support of terrorism as renunciation of United States nationality, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Expatriate Terrorist Act

S. 247 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deem specified activities in support of terrorism as renunciation of United States nationality, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deem specified activities in support of terrorism as renunciation of United States nationality, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Expatriate Terrorist Act
  • Expatriate Terrorist Act
Sponsor
Ted Cruz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Administrative remedies
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Due process and equal protection
  • Terrorism
  • Visas and passports
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2015
1/22/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/22/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

0 Organizations Supported and 46 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Expatriate Terrorist Act

0 organizations supported this bill

46 organizations opposed this bill

America's Voice
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
American Civil Liberties Union
Johanson, Karin & Anders, Christopher (2015, November 18). RE: Oppose Senator Ted Cruz’s Request for Unanimous Consent on S. 247, the Expatriate Terrorists Act, which Strips U.S. Citizenship without Due Process and based on Suspicion. Retrieved November 19, 2015, from ACLU.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Appeal for Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Center for Constitutional Rights
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Center for Victims of Torture
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Church World Service
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Council on American-Islamic Relations
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Detention Watch Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Families for Freedom
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Franciscan Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Free Speech Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Human Rights First
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Human Rights Watch
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Islamic Circle of North America
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Just Foreign Policy
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Justice Strategies
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Muslim Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Council of La Raza
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Immigrant Justice Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Immigrant Solidarity Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Immigration Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Lawyers Guild
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
National Security Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Refugee And Immigration Ministries Of Disciples Home Missions, Christian Church
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
South Asian Americans Leading Together
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
STAND: The Student-Led Movement to End Mass Atrocities
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Syria Relief & Development
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
The Constitution Project
American Civil Liberties Union & The Constitution Project (2016, January 19). Re: Opposition to S.247. Retrieved January 25, 2016, from American Civil Liberties Union.
United Voices for America
Undersigned organizations (2015, December 4). Coalition Letter Against ETA. Retrieved January 26, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
United We Dream
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
We Belong Together
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.
Win Without War
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). ETA Coalition Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from The Constitution Project.

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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$17,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$56,952
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$1,768,514
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$786,844
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$74,085
Roy BluntRMO$0$7,300
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$235,648
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,685
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$10,897
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$1,112,894
Richard BurrRNC$0$13,150
Maria CantwellDWA$0$128,075
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$48,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$70,450
Tom CarperDDE$0$26,450
Bob CaseyDPA$0$110,617
Bill CassidyRLA$0$27,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$56,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$101,022
Bob CorkerRTN$0$26,350
John CornynRTX$0$22,150
Tom CottonRAR$0$42,670
Mike CrapoRID$0$2,250
Ted CruzRTX$0$27,699
Steve DainesRMT$0$8,425
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$75,944
Dick DurbinDIL$0$81,634
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,700
Joni ErnstRIA$0$11,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$263,771
Deb FischerRNE$0$25,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$66,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$301,389
Cory GardnerRCO$0$25,603
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$845,292
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$12,900
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$6,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$245,637
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$285,366
Dean HellerRNV$0$23,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$562,053
John HoevenRND$0$2,333
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,100
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$5,325
Tim KaineDVA$0$944,768
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$63,082
Mark KirkRIL$0$24,701
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$285,522
James LankfordROK$0$22,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$128,615
Mike LeeRUT$0$4,753
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$41,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$326,693
John McCainRAZ$0$67,408
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,450,867
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$31,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,400
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$175,543
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$18,633
Chris MurphyDCT$0$344,913
Patty MurrayDWA$0$685,584
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$106,868
Rand PaulRKY$0$8,945
David PerdueRGA$0$10,500
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$570,065
Rob PortmanROH$0$33,351
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$24,518
Harry ReidDNV$0$5,217
Jim RischRID$0$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$3,100
Mike RoundsRSD$0$11,546
Marco RubioRFL$0$40,422
Bernie SandersIVT$0$349,385
Ben SasseRNE$0$11,353
Brian SchatzDHI$0$169,464
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$174,822
Tim ScottRSC$0$27,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,015,713
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$456,097
Dan SullivanRAK$0$13,245
Jon TesterDMT$0$405,819
John ThuneRSD$0$16,990
Thom TillisRNC$0$31,051
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$54,930
Tom UdallDNM$0$129,567
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$99,286
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$3,663,307
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$42,928
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$3,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$136,900

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$17,350
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$56,952
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$1,768,514
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$786,844
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$74,085
Roy BluntRMO$0$7,300
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$235,648
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,685
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$10,897
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$1,112,894
Richard BurrRNC$0$13,150
Maria CantwellDWA$0$128,075
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$48,400
Ben CardinDMD$0$70,450
Tom CarperDDE$0$26,450
Bob CaseyDPA$0$110,617
Bill CassidyRLA$0$27,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$56,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$101,022
Bob CorkerRTN$0$26,350
John CornynRTX$0$22,150
Tom CottonRAR$0$42,670
Mike CrapoRID$0$2,250
Ted CruzRTX$0$27,699
Steve DainesRMT$0$8,425
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$75,944
Dick DurbinDIL$0$81,634
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,700
Joni ErnstRIA$0$11,100
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$263,771
Deb FischerRNE$0$25,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$66,350
Al FrankenDMN$0$301,389
Cory GardnerRCO$0$25,603
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$845,292
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$12,900
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$6,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$245,637
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$285,366
Dean HellerRNV$0$23,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$562,053
John HoevenRND$0$2,333
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,100
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$5,325
Tim KaineDVA$0$944,768
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$63,082
Mark KirkRIL$0$24,701
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$285,522
James LankfordROK$0$22,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$128,615
Mike LeeRUT$0$4,753
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$41,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$326,693
John McCainRAZ$0$67,408
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,450,867
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$31,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,400
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$175,543
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$5,000
Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$18,633
Chris MurphyDCT$0$344,913
Patty MurrayDWA$0$685,584
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$106,868
Rand PaulRKY$0$8,945
David PerdueRGA$0$10,500
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$570,065
Rob PortmanROH$0$33,351
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$24,518
Harry ReidDNV$0$5,217
Jim RischRID$0$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$3,100
Mike RoundsRSD$0$11,546
Marco RubioRFL$0$40,422
Bernie SandersIVT$0$349,385
Ben SasseRNE$0$11,353
Brian SchatzDHI$0$169,464
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$174,822
Tim ScottRSC$0$27,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,015,713
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$456,097
Dan SullivanRAK$0$13,245
Jon TesterDMT$0$405,819
John ThuneRSD$0$16,990
Thom TillisRNC$0$31,051
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$54,930
Tom UdallDNM$0$129,567
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$99,286
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$3,663,307
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$42,928
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$3,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$136,900

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Education$842,191
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
Defense policy, doves$629,894
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Foreign policy$329,374
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
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