S. 3114, The Secure and Safe Detention and Asylum Act
- This item is from the 110th Congress (2007-2008) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
- This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as S. 1594, The Secure and Safe Detention and Asylum Act.
Version saved on August 13, 2008, 20:16:29, by webmaster:
S. 3114 would provide safeguards against faulty asylum procedures, to improve conditions of detention for detainees.
Secure and Safe Detention and Asylum Act - Sets forth provisions respecting procedures and standards applicable to aliens detained in Department of Homeland Security custody and the conditions of such custody.
Establishes an Office of Detention Oversight and a detention alternatives program.
Provides for: (1) legal orientation for immigration and asylum detainees; and (2) construction or use of less restrictive detention facilities.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 6/11/2008: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Points in Favor
(Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to show why the bill should pass!)
(Log in to edit the wiki and be the first to show why the bill should not pass!)