Immigration

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run ... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Durbin, Feinstein Call On Trump Administration to Consult Congress About Refugee Resettlement, As Required by Law

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Washington, D.C. –U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee;U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee; and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Senate Judici... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler, Lofgren & Leahy Lead Bicameral Amicus Brief in Litigation Against President Trump's Illegal Asylum Ban

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Washington, D.C. – Last week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) lead a bicameral amicus brief in O.A. v. Trump at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking to preserve the D.C. District Court’s decision to strike down President Trump’s plainly illegal ban on all... Read more »

Bipartisan House Members Introduce Emergency Stopgap Bill to Prevent USCIS Furloughs

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO-4), Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE-1), Representative Emanuel Cleaver II (D-MO-5), Representative Peter Welch (D-VT-At Large), and Representative Jamie Ras... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Lead House Democrats in Opposing Trump Administration Unlawful Rule Exploiting COVID-19 to Restrict Asylum

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Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) led 40 Members of Congress in opposing a Trump Administration proposed rule that uses the COVID-19 global health crisis as a pretext to ban asylum seekers. The proposal is the latest in a series of administrative actions that seeks to exploit ... Read more »

Nadler, Neal, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to suspend the entry of certain temporary workers in a recently signed proclamation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) expressed their concerns over the Proclamation’s impact on ... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Demand Trump Admin Accepts New DACA Applications

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to President Donald Trump demanding that the Administration comply with the Supreme Court’s June decision protecting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and begin processing new DACA applications. “Your Admi... Read more »

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 »

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 »