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42 U.S. Code § 1437y - Provision of information to law enforcement and other agencies

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary shall, at least 4 times annually and upon request of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (hereafter in this section referred to as the “Service”), furnish the Service with the name and address of, and other identifying information on, any individual who the Secretary knows is not lawfully present in the United States, and shall ensure that each contract for assistance entered into under section 1437d or 1437f of this title with a public housing agency provides that the public housing agency shall furnish such information at such times with respect to any individual who the public housing agency knows is not lawfully present in the United States.

(Sept. 1, 1937, ch. 896, title I, § 27, as added Pub. L. 104–193, title IV, § 404(d), Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2267; amended Pub. L. 105–33, title V, § 5564, Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 639.)
Editorial Notes

Another section 27 of act Sept. 1, 1937, was renumbered section 28, and is classified to section 1437z of this title.


1997—Pub. L. 105–33 substituted “not lawfully present in the United States” for “unlawfully in the United States” in two places.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–33 effective as if included in the enactment of title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–193, see section 5582 of Pub. L. 105–33, set out as a note under section 1367 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.

Abolition of Immigration and Naturalization Service and Transfer of Functions

For abolition of Immigration and Naturalization Service, transfer of functions, and treatment of related references, see note set out under section 1551 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.