H.R.1215 - Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act

To reform immigration detention procedures, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act as introduced.
  • Official: To reform immigration detention procedures, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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02/26/09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to require live training of all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel who come into contact with unaccompanied alien children. Sets forth detention standards for immigration detention facilities.Di

Official Summary

Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to require live training of all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel who come into contact with unaccompanied alien children. Sets forth detention standards for immigration detention facilities.Directs the Secretary to:
(1) convene a detention advisory committee;
(2) promulgate regulations regarding detainee care and custody;
(3) implement secure alternatives to detention programs under which eligible aliens are released under supervision, assistance, and monitoring that ensure their appearance at all immigration interviews, appointments, and hearings; and
(4) provide protective detention alternatives for specified categories of vulnerable aliens.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1215

  • Episcopal Church
  • Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc.
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
  • Human Rights First
  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center
  • ...and 23 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.1215

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