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"Overcriminalization" describes the trends in America - and particulary in Congress - to use the criminal law to "solve" every problem, punish every mistake (instead of making proper use of civil penalties), and coerce Americans into conforming their behavior to satisfy social engineering objectives.

HR 371: A Bill To Improve Agricultural Job Opportunities

Official Title

A bill to improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens in the United States and for other purposes.


Creates blue card status for ag. workers; creates a crime with 5 years max. sentence for fraudulently or falsely obtaining a blue card.

Legislation Details

berman (D - CA)


01/18/2007: Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
01/10/2007: Referred to House Judiciary
02/02/2007: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.