Sex Offender Laws & Treatment

ICE authorized to create Angel Watch Center to expand child protection efforts following passage of International Megan’s Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been authorized to create an Angel Watch Center to expand efforts to alert foreign law enforcement partners about the intended travel by convicted registered child sex offenders from the United States to their countries, following the signature of International Megan's Law by the President on Monday.


The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill (HR 515) on February 1 that would require, for the first time in the history of the United States, the addition of “unique identifiers” to the passports of American citizens.   This bill passed in spite of valiant efforts by both state and national organizations opposing it. We're hopeful that a legal challenge can be mounted soon.

850 convicted sex offenders eligible to petition to get off state's criminal offenders registry

Approximately 850 convicted sex offenders and offenders against children are eligible to petition to get off the state's criminal offenders registry, after a little-noticed Supreme Court ruling earlier this year.

New Hampshire sex offender registry may see new guidelines

New Hampshire lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would set new guidelines for select sex offenders who petition to get off the state’s offender registry because their convictions predated the registry’s creation in 1994.

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