Summary: H.R.639 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/13/2013)

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.