Summary: H.R.48 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.48. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.