Immigration

Chairman Nadler Announces House Judiciary Investigation into Trump Administration's "Remain in Mexico" Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Subcommittee Members Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Veronica Escobar (D-TX), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL), and Lou Correa (D-CA), announced the start of an investigation into how the Administration’s "zero ... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Lowey, Roybal-Allard, Feinstein, Durbin Submit Comment Opposing USCIS Proposal to Increase Processing Fees for Citizenship and Asylum Seekers

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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), along with House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), Homeland Security Appropriations Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Subcommittee on Border Security ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Send Letter Warning DHS of Improper Training Materials Related to Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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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 the Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf regarding the Trump Administration’s recent “Safe Third Country Agreement” with Guatemala. The letter follows the publication of training materials that are improper and coul... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Applaud Passage of H.R. 5038, the "Farm Workforce Modernization Act"

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Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) applauded House passage of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This legislation offers stability for American farms by providing a temporary status to current farmworkers with an optional path to a green card. The bill also addresses the nation’s... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019: "Mr. Speaker, H.R. 5038, the 'Farm Workforce Modernization Act' is vital legislation that will address an issue of critical national importance: the growing labor challenges damaging the American agricultural sect... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members Act of 2019: "I rise today to urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support H.R. 4803, the “Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act.”This bipartisan legi... Read more »

Nadler and Collins Laud Passage of Bipartisan Immigration Fix for Children of Military and Civil Servants

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) praised the House passage of H.R. 4803, theCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act, bipartisan legislationintroduced by the Chairman and the Ranking Member that fixes a problem in current citizenship laws thatmakes it difficult for children born abr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019: "With today’s markup, the House Judiciary Committee is taking an important step towards finally addressing an issue of critical national importance: the growing labor challenges on America’s farms. "So... Read more »

Nadler and Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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Yesterday, the Trump Administration published two notices in the federal register which would implement the "Asylum Cooperative Agreement" or "Safe Third Country Agreement" signed with Guatemala in July. In response, Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, and Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, released the following statement: “It is cle... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on USCIS Proposal to Increase Process Fees for Citizenship and Asylum Seekers

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On Friday, the Trump Administration released a proposed rule, announcing a 21 percent increase in fees associated with the processing of requests for immigration benefits by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The proposed fee schedule includes—for the first time ever—a fee for asylum applicants who are seeking humanitarian protection in the United States, as well as an 80 percent ... Read more »