Immigration

Reps. Nadler and Lofgren Applaud Decision Granting a Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Barring Implementation of the Trump Administration's "Public Charge" Rule

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York decision, granting a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its recently finalized “public charge” rule: “Today, the ... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Failure to Consult Congress on Refugee Admissions

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Before the beginning of each fiscal year, October 1, Cabinet-level representatives of the President are required by law to consult in-person with Members on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees on the number of refugees that will be admitted to the country during the upcoming year. This year, that consultation has yet to occur. As a result, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Expansion and Troubling Use of ICE Detention"

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "The Expansion and Troubling Use of ICE Detention:" "Over the last seven months, this Committee has devoted considerable attention to the Trump Administration’s cruel policies at the border and its attempts to deter individuals f... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration's Proposed Cuts to Refugee Admissions Ceiling

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the State Department provided a Report to Congress regarding the Administration’s Proposed Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2020. The report proposes an abysmal refugee admissions ceiling of 18,000 for the coming fiscal year. Additionally, President Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Enhancing State and Local Involvement in Refugee Resettlement,” which would allow s... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Joint Hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Muslim Ban"

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations joint hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Muslim Ban:" "When the Trump Administration issued its first version of the Muslim Ban in January 2017, it was immediately appa... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Demand Administration Comply with Legal Requirement for Refugee Consultation, Urge Against Further Cuts to Refugee Admissions

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kevin McAleenan, andHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding the Administration engage in consultations with Congress, as require... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Trump Administration Asylum Ban

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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) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Department of Homeland Security's to enforce an interim final rule that bars individuals from seeking asylum unless they first sought asylum in a third-countr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at El Paso Field Hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic Terrorism"

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El Paso, T.X. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement at a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic Terrorism:" "I want to begin by thanking my esteemed colleague, Representative Escobar, for welcoming us to El P... Read more »

ADVISORY: TOMORROW -- House Judiciary Committee to Hold Field Hearing in El Paso on Immigration and Domestic Terrorism

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TOMORROW, Friday, September 6th, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship will hold a field hearing in El Paso, TX focusing on conditions along the southern border and the violence aimed at immigrant communities. The two-panel hearing, entitled Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and ... Read more »

ADVISORY: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Field Hearing in El Paso on Immigration and Domestic Terrorism

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The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship will hold a field hearing in El Paso, TX on Friday, September 6th, 2019 focusing on conditions along the southern border and the violence aimed at immigrant communities. The two-panel hearing, entitled Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Border Policies and the Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic... Read more »