H.R.5383: New Way Forward Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 10, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 30, 2020

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Bill Summary

New Way Forward Act This bill makes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a facility to detain aliens in DHS custody. The bill provides for various protections related to detaining aliens, such as (1) requiring DHS to make an initial custody...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 30
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Dec. 10, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 10, 2019

Introduced in the House by Jesús García (D-Ill.)

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