S.37 - Sarah's Law115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Introduced 01/05/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/05/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.37 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/05/2017)
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the detention of an alien: (1) who was not inspected and admitted into the United States, who held a revoked nonimmigrant visa (or other nonimmigrant admission document), or who is deportable for failing to maintain nonimmigrant status; and (2) who has been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shall make reasonable efforts to:
- obtain information about the identity of any victims of the crimes for which such alien was charged or convicted; and
- provide the victim, or a parent, guardian, spouse, or closest living relative of a deceased victim, with information about such alien, including name, date of birth, nationality, immigration status, criminal history, and a description of any related removal efforts.