Immigration

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 »

Lawmakers Lead Bicameral Investigation into the Elimination of Medical Deferred Action

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), along with Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and other lawmakers penned a letter to Acting Department of Hom... Read more »

Nadler and Lofgren Statement Ahead of DHS and HHS Final Rule Regarding Flores Settlement Agreement

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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) released the following statement in response to the announcement from the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) stating that a final rule will be released in the coming days to ostensibly implement the “substantive” p... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Criticize New DHS Rule to Restrict Immigration of Working Class Families

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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 Department of Homeland Security's recently released final rule to prevent the immigration of individuals based on the Department's mere suspicion that such individuals may one day use lawfully available public b... Read more »

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

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On Friday, the Trump Administration announced it had signed a safe-third country agreement with Guatemala, which would allow the Administration to remove asylum seekers if they passed through Guatemala on their way to the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act, however, sets conditions for such agreements, including that the relevant country “have access to a full and fair procedure f... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody Under the Trump Administration"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody under the Trump Administration:" "In February, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s indefensible and repugnant family separation policy.... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individual in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act: "H.R. 3239, the "Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act," responds to the chaos and cruelty of the Trump Administration’s immigration policy—... Read more »