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Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 2214, the NO BAN Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: "H.R. 2214, the'National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act,' or NO BAN Act, is critical legislation that will stop executive ov... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020: "Thank you, Madam Speaker. I rise in strong support of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020. "Last September, the Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of the NO BAN Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act by a bipartisan vote of 233-183. The NO BAN Act stops executive overreach by preventing the president from abusing his authority to restrict the entry of non-citizens into the United States. The bill also repeals several of President Trump’s travel b... Read more »

Nadler Commends Passage of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) praised the House passage of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020. The legislation, which passed the House by a vote of 231-184, ensures that certain individuals who are subjected to prolonged inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at ports of entry have a meaningful opportunity to communica... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Condemn Trump Memo Excluding Undocumented Immigrants From Census Apportionment Count

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement on President Trump's memorandum attempting to alter census figures for the apportionment of congressional districts: “After the Supreme Court rejected Trump’s efforts to illegally ask for citizenship information on the census,... Read more »

Nadler, Smith, Thompson Joint Statement on Trump Administration's Action in Portland

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Washington, D.C. – Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration continued to use violent tactics against protestors in Portland, Oregon thr... Read more »

House Passes Bill Championed by Chairman Nadler, Reps. Rose & Pascrell to Compensate Public Safety Officers Who Are Disabled or Die from COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act of 2020, legislation to expand an existing federal program to ensure that public safety officers who contract COVID-19 in the line of duty are eligible for benefits should they become disabled or die from the virus. The legislation was shepherded in the House by Judiciary... Read more »

Nadler, Thompson & Maloney Call for IG Investigation Into Trump Administration Use of Force Against Protestors

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) condemned the Trump Administration's use of violent tactics against peaceful protestors in Washington D.C., Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere around the country, and demanded that t... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Lead 70 Members in Opposing Trump Administration Rule Restricting Asylum

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Washington, D.C. – Last night, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) led 70 Members of Congress in opposing the Trump Administration's new proposed regulation that will dramatically rewrite our nation's asylum laws. The rule, published jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) on... Read more »