H.R. 2203: Homeland Security Improvement Act

CBO Score

$1.05 billion

Date of Report

Tue September 24th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training for agents and officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Veronica Escobar — D — TX

Establishes various bodies and policies related to border security. It also limits when the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may separate a child from a parent or legal guardian. The bill also establishes a commission to investigate and make a complete accounting of the handling of migrant families and children at the southern border since January 2017. DHS shall appoint an Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns, who shall establish ...

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