Judiciary adopts six amendments to tighten border

An amendment sponsored by Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump, Clinton discuss counterterrorism with Egyptian president GOP senators want immigration details on attack suspects GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase 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 CornynReid: Trump revealed one 'shocking truth' Senate poised to override Obama veto Senate to vote on 9/11 veto override Wednesday 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 FlakeTop GOP chairmen investigating foreign visa program Pence rallies GOP before final stretch Libertarian nominee top choice among veterans 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.