An amendment sponsored by Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsIntel leaders: Collusion still open part of investigation Republicans jockey for position on immigration Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators MORE (R-Ala.) directs the Citizen and Immigration Services Ombudsman to assist the victims of crimes committed by immigrants near the border.

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An amendment offered by Sen. John CornynJohn CornynGun proposal picks up GOP support House bill set to reignite debate on warrantless surveillance Republicans jockey for position on immigration MORE (R-Texas) adds human trafficking to the list of violent crimes that must be reported by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.

The committee also approved an amendment sponsored by Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeAuthorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient Republicans jockey for position on immigration McCain, Flake warn against 'politically-motivated penalties' for Canadian defense firm MORE (R-Ariz.) adding private land representatives to the Department of Homeland Security Oversight Task Force.

A second Flake amendment establishes report deadlines of every 180 days and directs the comptroller general to review semi-annual reports and assess the progress of the Southern Border Security Strategy.