S.108: A bill to provide deferred action for certain individuals brought to the United States and to establish a border security trust fund, and for other purposes.
S.108 would establish a program through DHS for specific individuals without lawful immigration status to apply for a two-year deferred action status. To qualify for this program an individual must have been under the age of 31 on June 15th, 2012, younger than 16 when they entered the country, have continually stayed in the U.S. since 2007, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and committed no felonies or significant misdemeanors.
The bill would also establish a Border Security Trust Fund and appropriate it $25 billion. The fund would be available for the construction of not less than 700 miles of reinforced fencing, additional physical barriers, access and patrol roads, and other equipment and technology related to border security.View Full Overview