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house Bill H.R. 639

Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Homeland Security
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
    IntroducedFebruary 13th, 2013

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Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act

Official Title

To reform immigration detention procedures, and for other purposes.


Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act - Sets forth detention standards for immigration detention facilities. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) convene a detention advisory committee; (2) promulgate regulations regarding detainee care and custody; (3) implement secure alternatives to detention programs under which eligible aliens are released under supervision, assistance, and monitoring that ensure their appearance at all immigration interviews, appointments, and hearings; and (4) provide protective detention alternatives for specified categories of vulnerable aliens.

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