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Introduced in Senate (07/17/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2151


To amend section 287 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit immigration officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security from wearing clothing or other items bearing the word “police”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 17, 2019

Mr. Booker introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend section 287 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit immigration officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security from wearing clothing or other items bearing the word “police”.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Combating Deceptive Immigration Enforcement Practices Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Limitation on immigration officer uniforms.

Section 287 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(i) Immigration officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security, including officers and agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or U.S. Customs and Border Protection, may not wear any clothing, accessories, or other items on their person that bear the word ‘police’ while performing duties under the immigration laws.”.


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