Published Date:  

2009-06-16 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would provide funding to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for FY2010. Specifically, this legislation includes: $7,576,897,000 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection salaries and expenses; $732,000,000 for border fencing and technology ($150,000,000 of that is off limits unless the DHS submits a secure border plan); $682,133,000 to construct and renovate customs and immigration facilities; $5,311,493,000 for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) including $5,400,000 to facilitate 287(g) agreements, $11,216,000 for state reimbursement, $1,500,000,000 to identify criminal aliens, $2,549,180,000 to detain and remove criminal aliens, and $6,800,000 for the Visa Security Program; $11,818,000 to construct and renovate ICE facilities; $351,800,000 for USVISIT; $50,000,000 for REAL ID state grants; and $248,000,000 for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services including $112,000,000 for E-Verify (basic pilot program). Furthermore, this legislation continues the E-Verify funding agreement between the Commissioner of Social Security and the DHS and would reauthorize E-Verify for two years (until September 30, 2011).

Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. David Price [D-NC4] in the 111th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 2892

Chamber:  

House