Summary of H.R. 4007: Assuring Law Enforcement Requests are Timely Evaluated by DHS (ALERTED Act)
December 7, 2015
H.R. 4007, introduced by Congressman Earl L. ‘Buddy’ Carter (R-GA), would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to promptly respond to all law enforcement inquiries about whether to issue a detainer for a suspected illegal alien in their custody for the violation of any law.