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Immigration Bill Roundup: Detention Sites, Visa Overstays

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 9:24 PM EDT) -- Both federal and state lawmakers have pushed legislation this month that would reduce the practice of immigration detention, tackle visa overstays and limit the disclosure of immigration status in California courts.

Here, we examine their proposals.

The Detention Oversight Not Expansion Act

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., introduced twin bills in both chambers of Congress on Tuesday that would impose additional oversight on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers and cut off funding for the construction or expansion of facilities, despite the...
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