S.388: Families, Not Facilities Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 7, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 7, 2019

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Bill Summary

Families, Not Facilities Act of 2019 This bill amends provisions related to the safety of minor aliens that enter the United States unaccompanied by a guardian. When placing an unaccompanied alien child with a proposed custodian, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not consider the custodian's immigration status. DHS shall not use certain information obtained for placing a child with a custodian to apprehend, detain, or deport...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 7, 2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 7, 2019

Introduced in the Senate by Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)

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