S.744 Immigration bill - Sec. 3204: CONFIDENTIALITY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

    Section 384 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1367) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (a)--

        (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1)--

          (i) by striking `in no case may'; and

          (ii) by inserting `or, with respect to subparagraphs (E) and (F) and paragraph (2), any other official or employee of a certifying agency, may not' after `Departments)'; and

        (B) in paragraph (2), by striking `who is a beneficiary of an application' and inserting `applying for'; and

      (2) in subsection (b)--

        (A) in paragraph (4), by striking `battered'; and

        (B) by adding at the end the following:

      `(8)(A) Subsection (a)(2) may not be construed to prevent the disclosure of--

        `(i) information that prosecutors are constitutionally obligated to disclose to provide statements by witnesses and certain other documents to defendants in a pending Federal criminal proceeding; or

        `(ii) information in a civil proceeding in which a judge orders that such information be disclosed in connection with a witness testifying in such proceeding.

      `(B) All information disclosed during litigation pursuant to the exception set forth in this paragraph for any purpose other than the purpose ordered in the proceeding--

        `(i) may not be disclosed to any nonrequired party;

        `(ii) shall be filed under seal, with all personally identifying information redacted except the witness's first name; and

        `(iii) shall be returned to the disclosing party at the conclusion of the proceeding.'.

Subtitle C--Other Provisions