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Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019

This bill provides $4.5 billion in FY2019 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal departments and agencies for humanitarian assistance and security to respond to migrants attempting to enter the United States at the southern border.

The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits.

The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Justice for the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the U.S. Marshals Service.

Within the Department of Homeland Security, the bill provides appropriations for

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection,
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and
  • the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for the Administration for Children and Families.

The bill also sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this bill.

Policy Area


Legislative Terms

  • administrative remedies
  • adoption and foster care
  • appropriations
  • border security and unlawful immigration
  • child health
  • child safety and welfare
  • congressional oversight
  • defense spending
  • department of defense
  • department of health and human services
  • department of homeland security
  • department of justice
  • detention of persons
  • disability and paralysis
  • el salvador
  • executive agency funding and structure
  • family relationships
  • federal emergency management agency (fema)
  • food assistance and relief
  • foreign aid and international relief
  • foreign language and bilingual programs
  • government buildings, facilities, and property
  • guatemala
  • health information and medical records
  • homelessness and emergency shelter
  • honduras
  • immigration status and procedures
  • judges
  • latin america
  • law enforcement administration and funding
  • law enforcement officers
  • lawyers and legal services
  • licensing and registrations
  • mental health
  • mexico
  • national guard and reserves
  • public contracts and procurement
  • refugees, asylum, displaced persons
  • state and local government operations
  • teenage pregnancy
  • telephone and wireless communication