Summary: H.R.2124 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/03/2011)

Southwest Cross-border Violence Recognition Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS): (1) within 180 days, to report on metrics to be used to gauge the incidents or occurrences of cross-border violence and on how the resulting findings shall be quantified for periodic reporting; and (2) every 90 days after submitting such report, to report on incidents or occurrences of cross-border violence, incorporating such metrics and including information and crime statistics from federal, state, local, and tribal sources.

Requires such metrics to include: (1) border sheriff and state law enforcement reports on crime, vandalism, theft, burglary, apprehensions, accidents, and capital crimes; (2) reports from local hospitals in border states regarding the number of individuals treated for wounds obtained during acts of cross-border violence; (3) the impact to property values and businesses along the border as a result of factors such as acts of vandalism, theft, burglary, destruction of property, and intimidation; and (4) accounts of cross-border violence reported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and other federal agencies.