Published Date:  

2007-03-13 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would require DHS to share immigration information with the Justice Department (DOJ); would require DHS and DOJ to submit a joint report to Congress on improving the performance of Federal immigration databases to ensure the prompt entry of immigration information; would require the head of each state and local law enforcement agency to collect and report to DHS all immigration and DWI-related information collected in the course of normal duties and would require that information to appear as a flag in the Wanted Person File of the National Crime Information Center database; would require DHS to reimburse the costs of training state and local law enforcement employees on Federal immigration laws; would authorize the apprehension and detention of an alien for DWI or a similar violation, provided the alien is deportable on any other grounds or is an illegal alien; would require each state motor vehicle administrator to share with DHS all information concerning aliens with records of DWI convictions or refusals to take sobriety tests; and would require DHS to submit to Congress a formula for the allocation of Federal detention facilities for aliens.

A bill to improve sharing of immigration information among Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials, to improve State and local enforcement of immigration laws, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 850

Chamber:  

Senate

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence