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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
      House Committee on Homeland Security
      Border and Maritime Security
    IntroducedSeptember 18th, 2013

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Title

Protect Family Values at the Border Act

Official Title

To establish humane practices for the repatriation of aliens at the border, establish effective standards for the treatment of certain aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Summary

Protect Family Values at the Border Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) consider safety and family concerns in any action related to the repatriation or prosecution of individuals apprehended for immigration violations, and (2) provide related training for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and cooperating entity personnel. Directs the Secretary, with certain exceptions, to submit to Congress every 180 days written certification that DHS has deported or otherwise removed an apprehended individual from the United States through an entry or exit point on the southern border only during daylight hours. Directs the Secretary to promulgate regulations establishing short-term custody standards providing for basic minimums of care at all CBP facilities holding individuals in CBP custody.