Border Security

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Preparing to Declare a National Emergency

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Donald Trump preparing to declare a national emergency at the southern border: “The President’s declaration of a national emergency would be an abuse of his constitutional oath and an affront to the separation of powers. Congress has the exclusive power of the purse, and the Constitution s... Read more »

Nadler, Feinstein Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Force Asylum Seekers to Remain in Mexico

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the leading Democrats on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, released the following statement on the Trump administration’s plan to force asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their immigration cases are pending: “The Trump administration is on a mission to take apart the asylum system, which was develop... Read more »

House Chairmen Condemn Shocking Secret Memo on Trump Administration’s Inhumane Child Separation Policy

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement in response to a draft December 2017 memorandum released yesterday by Senator Jeff Merkley, which was created by senior officials a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on HHS IG Report Finding Thousands More Migrant Children Separated from Families by Trump Administration

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to the release of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) Inspector General's report that found that thousands more immigrant children were separated from their parents than previously reported, and that the question of whether they have been reunified with their parents is still un... Read more »

Nadler Introduces Keep Families Together Act and Sends Letters to DHS, DOJ, and HHS Demanding Answers Regarding Family Separation Policy

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In response to the latest tragic deaths in U.S. custody of young migrant children and the Trump Administration’s continued refusal to rule out reinstituting the family separation policy, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced today that he has sent letters to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Nielsen, Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Attorney General Wh... Read more »

Nadler and Lofgren Call for Real Accountability Following DHS IG Report Confirming the Trump Administration Lied About Family Separation Policy

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, issued the following joint statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (IG) report, which determined the Administration misled Congress and the ... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Report on Trump Tower Meeting

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages of documents related to its investigation into the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians who promised to help the Trump presidential campaign: “These preliminary findin... Read more »

NADLER'S STATEMENT FOR THE MARKUP OF H.R. 1689, THE “PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT OF 2017”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 1689, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2017: “Mr. Chairman, I question whether marking up H.R. 1689, the “Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2017”, is the wisest use of the Committee’s time. To begin with, the bill is a resp... Read more »