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File #: 21-1258    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Transmittals Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Transmittal of a memo regarding the current policies related to the completion of Form I-918B and recommendations at the federal, state, and local levels.
Attachments: 1. 21-1258 - UVisa Agenda Cover Sheet 3.23.21.pdf
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To:                                                               Harris County Commissioners Court

 

Through:                                          Jim Bethke, Director, Justice Administration Department

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Prepared By:                                          Ana Yanez Correa, Deputy Director, Justice Administration Department

 

Subject:                                           REPORT: U-Visa: A Critical Tool for Law Enforcement to Support Survivors of Crime and Build Community Resiliency        

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Transmittal of a memo regarding the current policies related to the completion of Form I-918B and recommendations at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Background and Discussion:

On November 10, 2020, Commissioners Court approved a motion made by Commissioner Garcia for the Justice Administration Department (JAD) to draft a plan for the drafting of a model procedure for law enforcement agencies for processing requests for the completion of Form I-918 Supplement B and the promotion of said procedure to local law enforcement agencies.  This memo provides an update to Commissioners Court regarding the status of this request.

 

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Alignment with Strategic Objective:

This item aligns with the JAD strategic objectives of better understanding the needs of survivors of crime and any service gaps that exist; and increasing transparency, accountability, public trust, and confidence in Harris County’s justice system. 

                     

Attachments:

Supporting Analysis of U-Visa Policies Memorandum to Commissioners Court.