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H.R. 6361: Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act

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

Mark Pocan

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

Jul 12, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 12, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 12, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 12, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 6361 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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