US SB2192 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on December 5 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-06 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


SECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the U.S. southern border and to deter and detect illegal activity in high traffic areas. The bill authorizes National Guard and Department of Defense support to secure such border. DHS shall establish: (1) a National Border Security Advisory Committee, (2) the Integrated Border Enforcement Team program, (3) Tunnel Task Forces, and (4) a biometric exit data system to complete the required integrated biometric entry and exit data system. The bill provides for: (1) additional border control and immigration personnel, (2) reimbursement to state and local prosecutors for federally initiated immigration-related criminal cases, (3) expansion of biometric technology and data, and (4) immigration detention capacity increases. Operation Stonegarden is established in DHS. DHS shall reinstate and operate the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. DHS may construct new ports of entry along the northern and southern borders. The bill revises provisions regarding: (1) alien apprehension and detention, (2) nonimmigrant admissions, (3) parole authority, (4) sanctuary jurisdictions, (5) unaccompanied alien children, (6) human smuggling and trafficking, (7) drug trafficking and crimes of violence committed by illegal aliens, (8) visa and passport security, (9) background checks, (10) status adjustment, (11) naturalization, (12) asylum, (13) terrorists, (14) expedited removal, (15) immigration-related crimes and penalties, and (16) DHS positions in U.S. territories.

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SECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act



2017-12-06SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
2017-12-05SenateIntroduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Same As/Similar To

SB2464 (Related) 2018-02-28 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 338.
HB2626 (Related) 2017-08-08 - Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-273, Part I.


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Border security and unlawful immigration
Child health
Child safety and welfare
Citizenship and naturalization
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Computer security and identity theft
Congressional oversight
Crime victims
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Criminal justice information and records
Department of Homeland Security
Detention of persons
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Domestic violence and child abuse
Drug trafficking and controlled substances
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Due process and equal protection
El Salvador
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Executive agency funding and structure
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Human rights
Human trafficking
Immigrant health and welfare
Immigration status and procedures
Intergovernmental relations
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Juvenile crime and gang violence
Latin America
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National Guard and reserves
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Photography and imaging
Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
Rural conditions and development
Service animals
Sex offenses
Small business
Smuggling and trafficking
State and local government operations
U.S. territories and protectorates
Violent crime
Visas and passports
War crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity

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