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H.R. 2607: HELP Separated Children Act

Summary: To provide protection for children affected by the immigration laws of the United States, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 2607 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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60% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

First Focus Campaign for Children 769 Facebook fans 6,049 Twitter followers

The bill would help prioritize the release of parents or caregivers who have pending immigration cases, as enforcement actions such as apprehension and detention often separate families. It would also provide much-needed guidance and training to state and local child welfare and law enforcement officials so that the best interests of immigrant children are protected.

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Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service 2,178 Twitter followers

The bill would help prioritize the release of parents or caregivers who have pending immigration cases, as enforcement actions such as apprehension and detention often separate families. It would also provide much-needed guidance and training to state and local child welfare and law enforcement officials so that the best interests of immigrant children are protected.

I recognize the responsibility of the government to enforce immigration laws, but I believe this responsibility must be accompanied by the protection of children and families. As your constituent, I urge you to support and consider co-sponsorship of the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for ...

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