A bill to provide access to counsel for unaccompanied children and other vulnerable populations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
Length: 10 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Heinrich Cosponsors Bill To Protect Refugee Children Seeking Asylum”
— Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on May 25, 2016
Feb 11, 2016
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S. 2540 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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