This bill would ban any federal funds from being used or made available to offer parole or deferred action to any undocumented person in the U.S. other than for reasons permitted under current law. H.R. 29 would also prohibit funding to processing work permits or green cards to those who are currently in the U.S. unlawfully.
This legislation comes directly in response to President Obama's executive orders on immigration. As explained in The Hill:
"President Obama's executive action includes an expansion of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program for people who came to the U.S. illegally as children before January 1, 2010, regardless of their current age. Previously, the DACA only applied to people who had been in the U.S. for at least five years, had been born after 1981 and entered the U.S. before June 15, 2007. In addition, the parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents would be eligible to apply for work permits and deferred deportation."