About the bill
While the ongoing debate about the separation and detention of families entering the country illegally has focused on Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement, at least 12 Democrats have called for "abolishing" a third agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE is the Department of Homeland Security's law enforcement agency that operates in the country's so-called interior, not at the border where families have been separated, and has a budget of approximately $6 billion.
ICE arrests, detains, and deports aliens accused of committing ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Jul 12, 2018
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H.R. 6361 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act, H.R. 6361, 115th Cong. (2018).
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