H.R. 5850: Secure the Northern Triangle Act

8/3/16 AILA Doc. No. 16071501. Asylum, Congress

On 7/14/16, Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) introduced the Secure the Northern Triangle Act, the House companion to legislation (S. 3106) introduced by Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (NV) on 6/28/16. The bill is designed to provide a plan to manage the humanitarian crisis in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, and to improve access to asylum and other protections for those fleeing violence in the region.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 16071501.