H.R.6135: Keep Families Together Act

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195 (All Democrats)

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Keep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no permanent immigration status from his or her parent or legal guardian at or near the port of entry or within 100 miles of the U.S. border unless: an authorized state court determines that it is in the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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There are 33 statements associated with H.R.6135.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 30, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
June 27, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
June 19, 2018
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 19, 2018

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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