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H.R.5261: CAUSA Initiatives Act

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Sponsor Loretta Sánchez, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 30, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Central American and USA Initiatives Act or the CAUSA Initiatives Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to work with Canada, Mexico, and the countries of Central America to establish a program to:

  • assess the needs of Central American countries to maintain the security of their international borders;
  • determine the support needed by such countries from the United States, Canada, and Mexico to meet such needs; and
  • assess the current structure for handling displaced minors and other vulnerable individuals in Central American countries and make recommendations to improve such structure.

Directs the Secretary to work with:

  • the Caribbean countries to establish a program to address maritime border security; and
  • Mexico to establish a program to help secure Mexico's southern border from undocumented aliens, drugs, weapons, and other contraband.

Directs the Secretary, through the Commissi...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
Aug. 6, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
July 30, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
July 30, 2014 Referred to House Homeland Security
July 30, 2014 Referred to House Foreign Affairs