H.R.48 - Protect American Taxpayers and Secure Border Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/04/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.48 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
Protect American Taxpayers and Secure Border Act
This bill prohibits using taxpayer funds to build a barrier intended to impede travel between Mexico and the United States, requiring such funds to come from the government of Mexico. It also authorizes the Department of Justice to appoint 100 additional immigration judges.
The Department of Homeland Security shall take the actions necessary to ensure that displaced persons receive the needed humanitarian assistance.