An amendment sponsored by Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsSally Yates slams Sessions on criminal justice reform Preet Bharara emailed DOJ about phone call from Trump: report Sessions backs LGBT Pride Month event 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 CornynLawmakers want meeting with Trump administration to take US-Mexico border trade Rocky rollout for Senate healthcare bill The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill 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 FlakeJeff FlakeSenate should seek to retain its 'blue slip' tradition for judicial nominees Progressives target Heller and Flake on Senate GOP bill The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill 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.