H.R.2624 - Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act

To provide for enhanced protections for vulnerable unaccompanied alien children and female detainees. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for enhanced protections for vulnerable unaccompanied alien children and female detainees. as introduced.
  • Short: Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) require the appropriate training of all personnel who come into contact with unaccompanied alien children, and (2) hire child welfare professionals. Sets forth related protections for such c

Official Summary

Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to:
(1) require the appropriate training of all personnel who come into contact with unaccompanied alien children, and
(2) hire child welfare professionals. Sets forth related protections for such children regarding:
(1) prompt placement with the Office of Refugee Resettlement,
(2) qualified resources and child welfare professionals at appropriate ports of entry and stations,
(3) confidentiality,
(4) notice of rights and access to counsel, and
(5) the presence of female officers during the transfer and transport of female detainees. Directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement a best practices program in the United States and within the country of return to ensure the safe and sustainable repatriation and reintegration of unaccompanied alien children into their country of nationality or of last habitual residence.

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