Lobbying Relationship

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KIDS IN NEED OF DEFENSE

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KIDS IN NEED OF DEFENSE

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  • KIND advocated on the following legislation: H.R. 3548 Border Security of America Act (McCaul), H.R. 3697 Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (Comstock), S. 1757 Building Americas Trust Act of 2017 (Cornyn), S. 1312, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017 (Grassley), S. 1311, Abolish Human Trafficking Act (Cornyn), S. 1615, Dream Act of 2017 (Graham/Durbin), S.1937, Border Security and Deferred Action Recipient Relief Act (Flake), S. 2192, The Secure Act of 2017 (Grassley), S. /(H.R.2579 amendment in nature of substitute) Secure and Succeed Act (Grassley/Cotton)H.R. 5850/S. 3106 (past Congress) H.R.4796, Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 (USA Act) (Hurd-Aguilar)S.2367, Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 (USA Act) (McCain-Coons) H.R. 2043/S. 2468, Fair Day in Court for Kids Act Issues/Administrative Detention of and immigration enforcement against families and children (including separation of families and treatment at the border; enforcement against sponsors; release of children from detention) Protections for immigrant and refugee youth and unaccompanied children (including Flores regs; TVPRA; designation of UAC; Central American Minors Program; DREAMers) Administration of the immigration courts/immigration proceedings Administration of benefits for child asylum seekers, victims of trafficking, and those seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile status Root causes of migration/regional stability (temporary protected status .)

Duration: to

General Issues: Immigration, Budget/Appropriations

Spending: about $89,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2017: U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), Health & Human Services - Dept of (HHS), Justice - Dept of (DOJ), State - Dept of (DOS), Office of Management & Budget (OMB)

Bills mentioned

H.R.601: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for...

Sponsor: Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

H.R.391: Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017

Sponsor: Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah)

H.R.495: Protection of Children Act of 2017

Sponsor: John Carter (R-Texas)

H.R.2798: No Russian DACHA Act

Sponsor: Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.)

H.R.2826: Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017

Sponsor: Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho)

H.R.3548: Border Security for America Act of 2017

Sponsor: Michael McCaul (R-Texas)

H.R.3697: Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

Sponsor: Barbara Comstock (R-Va.)

S.1757: Building America's Trust Act

Sponsor: John Cornyn (R-Texas)

S.1312: Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017

Sponsor: Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa)

S.1311: Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017

Sponsor: John Cornyn (R-Texas)

S.1615: Dream Act of 2017

Sponsor: Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

S.1937: Border Security and Deferred Action Recipient Relief Act

Sponsor: Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)

S.2192: SECURE Act of 2017

Sponsor: Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa)

H.R.2579: Broader Options for Americans Act

Sponsor: Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio)

H.R.4796: USA Act of 2018

Sponsor: Will Hurd (R-Texas)

S.2367: USA Act of 2018

Sponsor: Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.)

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

Sponsor: Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.)

S.2468: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2018

Sponsor: Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii)

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Jennifer Podkul Policy Director
Cory Shindel Policy Associate
Cory Smith n/a

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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