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Nadler, Lofgren, Klobuchar, and Durbin Lead Colleagues to Urge Administration to Ensure Access to Free Telephone Calls for Detainees at ICE Detention Centers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) led 27 senators and 52 representatives in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) urging the Admin... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Call on U.S. Marshals Service to Provide Answers Regarding their Handling of COVID-19 for those in Custody

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Director Donald Washington to request that the agency provide Congress and the American people with information about their handling of COVID-19 for those in Marshals Service custody. Nadler and Bass have written to De... Read more »

Nadler, Blumenthal Statement on Appeals Court Decision Allowing D.C. & Maryland Emoluments Lawsuit to Proceed

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) andU.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following joint statement on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit decision refusing President Trump's effort to dismiss D.C. and Maryland v. Trump,a lawsuit which seeks to block Trump International Hotel from... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Passing of Aimee Stephens

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the passing of Aimee Stephens, plaintiff in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens, a Supreme Court case where the Court is expected to rule on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits gender identity discrimination in employment: "I am deepl... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on ICE's Response to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks during a Democratic virtual roundtable on ICE's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: "For most of our nation’s history, immigration matters were treated as issues of civil, not criminal justice. In that spirit, the detention of immigrants in facilities that are nearly indistinguishable ... Read more »

Nadler, Engel, Thompson, & Menendez Reject Administration's Legal Explanation for Halting Asylum Processing

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairmen Jerrold Nadler of the House Committee on the Judiciary, Eliot L. Engel of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Bennie G. Thompson of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and Ranking Member Bob Menendez of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected the Trump Administration’s legal justification for its decision to halt asylum processing during the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Work of the Judiciary Committee on The Heroes Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, a comprehensive bill that responds to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic: "As our nation continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has a duty to meet this unprecedented crisis with a comprehensive response. I am ... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen, Scanlon and Raskin Seek Answers on DOJ Threats Against State Imposed Coronavirus Restrictions

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN), Committee Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), and Subcommittee Vice Chair Jamie Raskin (D-MD) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting a briefing on legal action the Department of Justice has taken—and has... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Call for IG Investigation into AG Barr's Politicization of DOJ

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led Judiciary Committee Democratic Members in sending a letter to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz asking him to investigate Attorney General William Barr's improper political interference into several ongoing criminal matters against President Trump's allies. Full text of the letter to Inspecto... Read more »