H.R.2043: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 6, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 1, 2017

Bill Summary

Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 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 of a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 1, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
April 6, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
April 6, 2017

Introduced in the House by Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.)

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