Status Summary

03/23/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Updated 4/9/21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E.

This bill would guarantee access to government-funded legal counsel during removal proceedings for children, individuals with disabilities, victims of abuse, torture, and violence, and those living at or below 200% of the federal poverty line. The bill would also require legal orientation programs for all detained noncitizens at immigration facilities.