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HR 4760 - Securing America's Future Act of 2018 - National Key Vote

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Title: Securing America's Future Act of 2018

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to deal with family separation and provide funding for border security.

Highlights:

  • Specifies that parents and children under the age of 21 that get detained while trying to enter the United States shall be kept together and will no longer be separated at the border (Title I, Sec. 1101).
  • Repeals the diversity visa program from the Immigration and Nationality Act (Title I, Sec. 1102).

  • Requires DNA testing for use as evidence to establish family relationships for individuals seeking entry to the United States detained at a border (Title III, Sec. 3109).

  • Establishes a worker return trust fund in the United States Treasury to provide individual immigrants with a monetary incentive to return to their country of origin (Title II, Sec. 2103).

  • Requires federal, state, and local government entities to comply with all immigration laws as described in the Immigration and Nationality Act (Title II, Sec. 2203).

  • Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to transfer the task of strengthening the southern border from the Department of Justice to the Department of Homeland Security (Title I, Sec. 1111).

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