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Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Full Restoration of DACA

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordered the Trump Administration to fully restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).As of today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is accepting new initial and advance parole applications and extending protection terms from one to two years for all applicants. House Judiciary Com... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 11 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 11 bills within the Committee's jurisdiction: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the House of Representatives today, including legislation that will reform our criminal justice system, increase transparency in the fed... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2020: "Mr. Speaker, I am proud to have introduced H.R. 3884, the 'Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2020,' or the 'MORE Act of 2020.' "This long overdue legislation wou... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Historic House Passage of H.R. 3884, the MORE Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, by a vote of 228-164.The MORE Act, introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), is one of the most comprehensive marijuana reforms bills ever to be introduced in the U.S. Congress, reported favorably out of the House Judiciary C... Read more »

What They are Saying about the MORE ACT

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3884, the bipartisan Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2020, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the compan... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Appointment of U.S. Attorney John Durham as Special Counsel

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on Attorney General William Barr's appointment of U.S. Attorney John Durham as a special counsel: "This order only further erodes the credibility of the Justice Department under Attorney General Barr’s tenure. On its face, this appointment appears to violate the Department’s own regula... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Condemn Prolonged Detention of Children by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, November 25, 2020, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S. southern border. The Department of Homeland Security ... Read more »

House Chairs Seek Accounting of Political Appointees Burrowing into Career Positions at Dozens of Agencies

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Committee Chairs sent a letter to 61 federal agencies requesting information on conversions of political appointees to civil service positions during the Trump Administration. “Protecting the nonpartisan expertise of the career civil service is essential to the safety and security of the American people,” the Chairs wrote. “The merit system principles of the federa... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Pardon of Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump's pardon of Michael Flynn: "This pardon is undeserved, unprincipled, and one more stain on President Trump’s rapidly diminishing legacy. "Michael Flynn was fired from the White House for lying to senior officials. He pleaded guilty—twice—to lying to federal investiga... Read more »