Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act (H.R. 3531/S. 3522)Child Abuse & Neglect Children of Immigrants
The Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act (S. 3522), introduced by U.S. Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Herb Kohl (D-WI), implements critically needed reforms to protect children, families and communities impacted by immigration enforcement. A similar bill in the House of Representatives, also known as the HELP Separated Children Act (H.R. 3531), has been introduced by U.S. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D-CA). This fact sheet provides an overview of the legislation and outlines the impact it will have on children and families.