The Yellow Card Act

To track and tax immigrants

sponsored by Joshua Holloway • Become a Co-sponsor

primary topic: Immigration
secondary topics: Criminal Justice


The migration of illegal immigrants into the US is undoubtedly a problem. In dealing with this issue however, we must be humane and considerate, of these modern-day pilgrims. As a first step it will be made known publicly, that illegal immigrants will no longer be deported, for simply being on US soil. An amnesty period will be granted, to institutions, that employ/house any illegal immigrants they are harboring. Once amnesty elapses all institutions caught harboring undocumented immigrants will face severe repercussions.

Once an undocumented immigrant has been identified he/she will be required to give his/her information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The immigrants information will be entered, into The Yellow Card Register. A Yellow Card, with photo and basic info similar to a Driver's License will be issued. A special Tax ID will also be issued. Issuance of a Yellow Card will not provide the holder, with a path to citizenship.

Once an Immigrant has been registered, and a Yellow Card issued any legal infraction, including tax evasion will result in immediate deportation. Yellow Card holders will be granted 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Amendment rights only.

All institutions employing and/or housing Yellow Card holders will be required, to keep record of their status. They must report quarterly the names, employment, and living conditions, of said card holders. They must also direct any undocumented workers/occupants to immigration personnel so they can be registered.

Once a card holder has been convicted, of a criminal offense of any kind, and has been deported he/she will have a red flag added to their names, in the Yellow Card Register. If the flagged immigrant is subsequently found inside US territory he/she will be sentenced to prison.

This act is intended to provide a useful role(as tax payers) to illegal immigrants. It also provides assurance to the citizenry, that illegal non-citizens are not a threat.


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