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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 4470

PUBLIC LAW 100-690—NOV. 18, 1988 destructive devices as defined in section 921 of such title, or any attempt or conspiracy to commit any such act, committed within the United States.".

SEC. 7343. DEPORTATION FELONIES.

OF

ALIENS

COMMITTING

AGGRAVATED

(a) RETENTION IN CUSTODY BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.—Section

242(a) (8 U.S.C. 1252(a)) is amended— (1) in the second sentence, by striking out "Any" and inserting in lieu thereof "Except as provided in paragraph (2), any"; (2) by redesignating clauses (1), (2), and (3) as clauses (A), (B), and (C), respectively; (3) by inserting "(1)" immediately after "(a)"; and (4) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraphs: "(2) The Attorney General shall take into custody any alien convicted of an aggravated felony upon completion of the alien's sentence for such conviction. Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Attorney General shall not release such felon from custody. "(3)(A) The Attorney General shall devise and implement a system— "(i) to make available, daily (on a 24-hour basis), to Federal, State, and local authorities the investigative resources of the Service to determine whether individuals arrested by such authorities for aggravated felonies are aliens; "(ii) to designate and train officers and employees of the Service within each district to serve as a liaison to Federal, State, and local law enforcement and correctional agencies and courts with respect to the arrest, conviction, and release of any alien charged with an aggravated felony; and "(iii) which uses computer resources to maintain a current record of aliens who have been convicted of an aggravated felony and who have been deported; such record shall be made available to inspectors at ports of entry and to border patrol agents at sector headquarters for purposes of immediate identification of any such previously deported alien seeking to reenter the United States. Reports. "(B) The Attorney General shall submit reports to the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and of the Senate at the end of the 6-month period and at the end of the 18-month period beginning on the effective date of this paragraph which describe in detail specific efforts made by the Attorney General to implement this paragraph.". (b) INAPPLICABILITY OF VOLUNTARY DEPARTURE.—Section 244(e) (8 U.S.C. 1254(e)) is amended— (1) by striking out "(e) The" and inserting in lieu thereof "(e)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the '; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2) The authority contained in paragraph (1) shall not apply to any alien who is deportable because of a conviction for an aggravated felony.". 8 USC 1252 note. (c) APPLICABILITY.—The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall apply to any alien who has been convicted, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, of an aggravated felony. SEC. 7344. GROUNDS OF DEPORTATION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Section amended—

241(a)(4) (8 U.S.C. 1251(a)(4)) is