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S. 2192, The SECURE Act of 2017 

Friday, April 27, 2018

 S. 2192, The SECURE Act of 2017 Introduced by: Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Text of bill: Click here for full text of this legislation. The SECURE Act of 2017 introduces new mandatory minimums for a number of immigration-related offenses. This bill includes a version of “Kate’s Law”, which would create a 5-year mandatory minimum sentence for some … Read More

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H.R. 361 / S. 45, Kate’s Law

Friday, April 27, 2018

“Kate’s Law” — H.R. 361 (S. King), S. 45 (Cruz)  H.R. 361 Introduced by: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Text of bill: Click here for full text of this legislation. S. 45 Introduced by: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Text of bill: Click here for full text of this legislation. Take Action: Click here to tell Congress to oppose H.R. 361 and S. 45! … Read More

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FAMM Condemns Expensive, Unhelpful “Kate’s Law” Bill

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Vote expected this week in Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leila McDowell; lmcdowell@famm.org; 202.822.6700 Today, FAMM urged Congress to reject Kate’s Law (S. 2193), a bill sponsored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and up for a vote this week in the U.S. Senate. If passed, the bill would create a new, five-year mandatory minimum sentence for … Read More

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New Data Reveals Devastating Impact of “Kate’s Law” on Federal Prisons, Public Safety

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

MEDIA CONTACT: Mike Riggs, 202-822-6706, mriggs@famm.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – FAMM government affairs counsel Molly Gill said today that a new estimate should convince lawmakers to oppose the immigration bill known commonly as “Kate’s Law.” The bill, named for a California woman who was tragically killed earlier this year by an undocumented immigrant, would impose a new … Read More

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