H.R.6468 - FILCA of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] (Introduced 12/07/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Government Reform; Appropriations|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/22/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6468 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/07/2016)
Federal Immigration Law Compliance Act of 2016 or the FILCA of 2016
This bill prohibits an entity (including a university, a state political subdivision, or other person) that receives federal funds in a fiscal year from receiving additional federal funds in that fiscal year or the succeeding fiscal year if it fails to comply with a lawful request for information or detainment of an alien made by any federal immigration officer or employee. Unobligated federal funds made available to a non-compliant entity are rescinded.
A state or political subdivision that complies with a detainer is deemed to be an agent of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has authority available to DHS to take actions to comply with the detainer, and shall not be liable for such actions.
DHS may issue a detainer for an alien who is in federal, state, or local custody requesting: (1) all relevant information collected pertaining to such alien and notification of his or her future release, or (2) continued detention until DHS assumes custody.
DHS may request from any entity that receives federal funds other immigration-related information pertaining to an alien that is not otherwise precluded from disclosure.