H.R.3775: Equal Justice for Immigrants Act of 2019
A summary is in progress.
The Visa Overstay Enforcement Act would criminalize the overstay of visas: (1) for the first commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18, United States Code, or imprisoned no more than 6 months, or both; and (2) for a subsequent commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18, United States Code, […]
Grant’s Law would add a new requirement for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to detain undocumented individuals that are merely arrested for a crime that would make them eligible for deportation if they were ultimately convicted. Further, the undocumented person must remain in custody of either DHS or a local authority, for the purposes […]