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DHS Funding Bill Passes With Harmful Immigration Family Detention Provisions


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DHS Funding Bill Passes With Harmful Immigration Family Detention Provisions

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill today to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September 30. While the spending bill does not include amendments seeking to defund the president's executive actions on immigration, it does include hundreds of millions of dollars to maintain the operation and expansion of family detention facilities across the country.

Joanne Lin, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union, had this reaction:

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