Published Date:  

2012-03-29 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would require each state and their local law enforcement agencies to collect and report all immigration and DWI-related information as a prerequisite for receiving State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP, a program that provides assistance to states for the incarceration of illegal aliens) funding. DWI-related information would then appear as a flag on the wants/warrants page of the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database. This legislation would also require DHS to reimburse costs associated with training state and local law enforcement employees on how to work with federal immigration laws [287(g)] and would authorize these agencies to apprehend and detain an alien for a DWI or a similar violation.

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 112th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 2266

Chamber:  

Senate