Selected Federal Laws

Assisting an illegal alien in establishing or maintaining his unlawful presence in the United States is a federal felony. (8 U.S.C 1324)

Hiring an illegal alien is against federal law, and is a felony violation punishable with substantial fines and a prison sentence. (8 U.S.C 1324a)

Unlawful entry into the United States or providing fraudulent information in order to gain entry is a federal misdemeanor. (8 U.S.C. 1325)

Re-entry of a previously deported alien is a federal felony. (8 U.S.C. 1326)

Selected Virginia Laws

Previously deported illegal aliens may be arrested by state and local law enforcement. (Va Code 19.2-81.6)

Parole officers must inquire about immigration status and refer illegal alien parolees to ICE. (Va Code 19.2-294.2)

Illegal aliens may not qualify for in-state tuition rates. (Va Code 23-7.4)

Illegal aliens may not receive Medicad or any federally-mandated public benefits. (Va Code 32.1-325.03)

Persons admitted to state facilities shall have their immigration status checked. (Va Code 37.2-827)

Employment agencies cannot refer illegal aliens for employment. (Va Code 40.1-11.1)

Illegal aliens may not recieve drivers licenses, licenses, permits or other identification cards. (Va Code 46.2-328.1)

Jails must check immigration status of detainees. (Va Code 53.1-218)

Illegal aliens may not receive unemployment compensation (VA Code 60.2-617)

Illegal aliens may not receive public assistance. (Va Code 63.2-503.1)

 

 

 

 

 

 



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