S.2540: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 11, 2016

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Bill Summary

Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall provide an alien in removal proceedings with all relevant documents in its possession, unless the alien has knowingly waived the right to such documents. In the absence...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 11, 2016
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S876-877)
Feb. 11, 2016

Introduced in the Senate by Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

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