Published Date:  

2007-06-08 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would extend the E-Verify federal employment verification program for 5 months (until March 6, 2009) and includes Homeland Security funding at FY08 levels. Particularly, the funding includes $5,400,000 for the 287(g) program to train local and state law enforcement on federal immigration procedures and $775,000,000 for border fencing and technology, with $400,000,000 still held hostage until the two Appropriations Committees approve a fencing plan.

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. David Price [D-NC4] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 2638

Chamber:  

House