William Frist on Immigration

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

The Secure Fence Act

The Secure Fence Act passed the Senate in 2006, and required the director of homeland security to take operational control over certain areas along the border in an effort to cut down on both violence and illegal immigration. The enjoyed broad support and passed the Senate in an 80-19 vote. William Frist voted in favor of the Secure Fence Act.

William Frist voted in favor of the Secure Fence Act.

Immigration Reform Act of 2006

In 2006, the Senate attempted to pass an immigration reform bill. S 2611 passed the Senate in a 62-36 vote with the support of about 40% of the Republicans and all but 4 Democrats. William Frist voted in favor of the Immigration Reform Act of 2006.

William Frist voted in favor of the Immigration Reform Act of 2006.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-105; Bill Number-S 1563; Temporary Agricultural Worker Act of 1997 - Cosponsor

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish: (1) an alternative temporary agricultural worker process pilot program based upon a labor condition attestation filed by an employer and accepted by the appropriate State agency; and (2) a nonimmigrant visa category for such aliens. Sets forth program provisions.

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