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February 13: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts to Hold Hearing on Harassment and Discrimination in the Federal Judiciary

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Washington, D.C. – On February 13, 2020 the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will hold a hearing on “Protecting Federal Judiciary Employees from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Other Workplace Misconduct.” The hearing will examine the state of the Federal Judiciary’s protections against workplace harassment, discrimination and other misconduct.... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Condemns Suspension of Global Entry and Trusted Traveler Programs in New York, Demands Answers from DHS & CBP

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement condemning the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s decision to suspend enrollment in Global Entry and several other Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP) for all New York state residents, and delay the exporting of used vehicles titled and registered in New York State: "The Trump Admin... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Oversight Hearing with FBI Director Wray

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during an oversight hearing with Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray: "Thank you, Director Wray, for being here. "Although we have a great deal of ground to cover today, nearly every topic we discuss will be linked to two questions:How is the FBI workin... Read more »

House Managers Statement on Senate Blocking Witnesses and Documents

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump issued the following statement: Senators just voted to make this the first impeachment trial in the history of the United States without witnesses and documents, which were blocked by President Trump during the inquiry. The House Managers proved their case with a mountain of evidence, as some Republic... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration's Expanded Muslim Ban

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump Administration announced it is adding Burma, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Sudan to the already extensive list of countries subject to the Muslim ban. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement: “With today’s announcement, the Presi... Read more »

Congressional Leaders Call for Immediate Halt of Trump Programs that Rush Migrants Through Asylum Screenings

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WASHINGTON— Congressional leaders called on Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf to immediately halt implementation of the Trump Administration’s new asylum programs, Prompt Asylum Claim Review (PACR) and the Humanitarian Asylum Review Process (HARP). These programs do not help asylum seekers but instead systematically deny them due process, leave them in life-threatening circumstances,... Read more »

Bicameral Congressional Leaders Call on the Ninth Circuit to Uphold Protections for Immigrant Children in Flores Amicus Brief

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Senate Judiciary Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein, Immigration Subcommittee Ranking Member Dick Durbin and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman J... Read more »

President's Impeachment Defense Continues to Contradict DOJ's Arguments in Lawsuit to Obtain Mueller Grand Jury Material

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Washington, D.C. – Today, as part of the House Judiciary Committee's lawsuit to compel the Trump Administration to produce grand jury material related to former Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation, the General Counsel to the House of Representatives informed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that the Trump Administration is once again taking positions during the President’s impeac... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Markup of NO BAN Act on Anniversary of Muslim Ban

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Washington, D.C. – Today, on the third anniversary of the release of President Trump’s original Muslim Ban, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: "On January 27, 2017, during his first week in office, President Trump issued a discriminatory, rushed, and unworkable executive order to ban Muslims from entering the United States. The next day,I traveled to JFK... Read more »