S. 2540: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016

On 2/11/16, Democratic Senate Leader Harry Reid (NV) introduced the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 (S. 2540), which mandates that unaccompanied children and vulnerable immigrants receive legal representation. The bill is being co-sponsored by: Dick Durbin (D-IL), Patty Murray (D-WA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Al Franken (D-MN), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Tom Udall (D-NM).

Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) introduced the House version (H.R. 4646) on 2/26/16.

Section-By-Section Summary: Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 16021113.

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