Immigration

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 6, theAmerican Dream and Promise Act, critical legislation that provides protections for DREAMers and TPS and DED recipients: "Madam Speaker, H.R. 6, the "American Dream and Promise Act of 2019," is vital legislation that provides a path to lawful permanent resident (... Read more »

ICYMI: Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal, Scanlon Demand DHS Investigation Into Child Migrant Deaths

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ICYMI: Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal, Scanlon Demand DHS Investigation Into Child Migrant Deaths Last week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), wrote to Acting Department of Homeland Security ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 2820, the Dream Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 2820, the Dream Act: "H.R. 2820, the "Dream Act of 2019," is vital legislation that would finally provide permanent protections for Dreamers—the undocumented people who were brought to this country as children, many of whom have lived here for most of their live... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Condemn AG Barr’s Decision to Strip Asylum Seekers Who Pass Credible Fear Screenings of the Right to a Bond Hearing

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement addressing Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General William Barr’s decision to overturn current immigration law to strip asylum seekers who pass a credible fear screening of the right to a bond hearing: “We strongly condemn Attorney Gen... Read more »

Nadler, Cummings & Thompson Demand Documents on Trump Administration Plan to Treat Immigrant Families and Children as Pawns in Political Game

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Three House Committee Chairs sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the White House requesting documents regarding a Trump Administration proposal to release detained immigrants into congressional districts represented by Democrats for purely political reasons. This letter follows the President’s acknowledgement that the Administration is actively considering this proposal ... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Resignation of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement on the resignation of Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen: "Throughout her tenure as Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen consistently refused to take responsibility for her actions. From her cruel and un-American fami... Read more »

Nadler Statement in Support of Overriding President Trump's Veto of Resolution Nullifying National Emergency Declaration

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), delivered the following remarks, as prepared, in support of overriding President Trump's veto of H.J.Res. 46, a resolution to prevent the President from diverting military construction funds for an unnecessary wall at the southern border: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of overriding the President's veto of H.J. Res. 46. "One month ag... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Invites Former Head of ORR Scott Lloyd To Clarify Testimony on Administration's Family Separation Policy

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Scott Lloyd, the former head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requesting that he clarify statements made during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on February 26, 2019. Full text of the letter is available here and below: March 22, 2019 Scott Lloy... Read more »