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Title: Confidentiality Requirement Amendment
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to adopt an amendment that protects information submitted by immigrants seeking citizenship for any reason other than the application process.
- Bars any Federal agency or bureau from publishing information to the extent that the identity of the applicant is revealed.
- Prohibits any Federal agency or bureau from granting access to filed applications unless the individuals are sworn officers or employees of that agency or bureau.
- Allows for the release of applicant information to law enforcement officials in regards to a criminal or national security investigation or to a coroner for identifying an individual.
- Establishes a penalty of up to $10,000 for anyone who knowingly exploits the application information.