H.R.515: Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act of 2021

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Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act of 2021 This bill provides a private right of action against state and local jurisdictions with certain policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts, and contains additional provisions related to such jurisdictions. Currently, such cooperation is generally not required. An individual (or certain relatives of such an individual) who is the victim of any felony for which...

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March 5, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Feb. 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
Jan. 28, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Financial Services, 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.
Jan. 28, 2021

Introduced in the House by Ted Budd (R-N.C.)

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