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H.Res. 990: Supporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

About the resolution

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

Clay Higgins

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jul 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 18, 2018

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 18, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Jul 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Jul 18, 2018
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

H.Res. 990 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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