Summary: H.R.6415 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6415. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/18/2018)

American Border Act

This bill modifies various provisions related to border security, including by:

  • directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the southern border,
  • requiring U.S. Customs and Border Protection to carry out a certain minimum number of flight hours in patrol of the southern border,
  • directing DHS to deploy certain infrastructure along specified sectors of the southern border,
  • authorizing DHS to request U.S. National Guard support to secure the southern border, and
  • establishing within DHS the Integrated Border Enforcement Team to work with Canada on border security.