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Cornyn, Cuellar propose HUMANE Act




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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security, and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, introduced the Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency (HUMANE) Act July 15, legislation designed to reform current law and solve the ongoing humanitarian crisis on our southern border.

The HUMANE Act would:

•Improve the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) of 2008 -- treating all unaccompanied migrant children crossing our border with equality under the law, and allowing for voluntary reunification with family, whether they are from Mexico, Central America, or any other country.

•Keep current protections for safe repatriation.

•Allow unaccompanied migrant children who have a claim to remain legally in the United States to make this claim in court before an immigration judge within seven days of the completion of Health and Human Services screening under the TVPRA of 2008. It authorizes up to 40 new immigration judges for this purpose, and keeps current law in place requiring HHS to make all efforts to secure pro-bono legal counsel for the child.

•Require immigration judges to make a determination as to whether an unaccompanied migrant child is eligible to remain in the United States within 72 hours of making their claim. Children who succeed in their claim will be allowed to remain in the United States in the custody of a sponsor while they pursue their legal remedies. Children who do not successfully make such a claim will be reunited with family in their home country.

•Require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide unaccompanied migrant children with protective shelter while they are awaiting their initial hearing in court before a judge.

•Allow access to these expedited court hearings for unaccompanied migrant children who have already been released to sponsors with notices to appear in immigration court.

•Require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct FBI fingerprint background checks on any person taking custody of an unaccompanied alien child. Prohibits the Secretary from releasing children to persons convicted of sex offenses and human trafficking.

•Require a plan and provide for additional resources necessary for operational control of our southern border.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
July 27, 2014 12:40pm
 
Muse. Is that a Dear John letter ? LOL

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 27, 2014 12:26pm
 
What about a humane act for the US citizen taxpayers paying for all these illegals? No help for us right John? You jellyfish wimp.

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