Illegal aliens; law-enforcement officers have authority to enforce U. S. immigration laws. (HB2936)

Introduced By

Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Arrest of illegal aliens. Provides that all law-enforcement officers enumerated in 19.2-81 shall have the authority to enforce immigration laws of the United States, and to arrest an individual without a warrant upon receiving confirmation from the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States Department of Homeland Security that the individual is an alien illegally present in the United States. Currently the person arrested would also have to have been previously convicted of a felony in the United States and deported or left the United States after such conviction. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073091348
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law