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S. 3036: Keep Families Together Act

About the bill

The Keep Families Together Act, numbered S. 3036, is the Democratic legislative proposal by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to end the current practice of separating children from parents detained for crossing the border illegally. The bill includes the following provision:

“An agency may not remove a child from a parent or legal guardian solely for the policy goal of deterring individuals from migrating to the United States or for the policy goal of promoting compliance with civil immigration laws.”

The bill includes exceptions if a state court, state or county ...

Sponsor and status

Dianne Feinstein

Sponsor. Senior Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

Jun 7, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jun 7, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 7, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 7, 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 Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 3036 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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