H.R. 495: Protection of Children Act of 2017

On 6/21/17, the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 495 on a 15-12 vote, as amended by the Goodlatte amendment 1, King amendment 4, and Lofgren amendment 9.

AILA submitted a statement opposing H.R. 495 to Congress for the record.


On 1/12/17, Representative John Carter (R-TX) introduced a bill to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to eliminate the special repatriation requirements for unaccompanied children who are nationals or residents of a country bordering the U.S.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17061236.

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