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 Domestic Terrorism, will be led by El Paso Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX) and attended by Chairman Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Garcia (D-TX), Rep. Neguse (D-CO), and Rep. Jackson Lee (D-TX).
Prior to the hearing, Members will hold a press conference starting at 9:15am MDT, followed by the two-panel hearing starting at 10:00am MDT. Media intending to attend should RSVP ahead of time to reserve a place and should bring their press credentials. The hearing will be open to the public, seats available first come, first serve.
WHO: Rep. Veronica Escobar
Rep. Jerrold Nadler
Rep. Pramila Jayapal
Rep. Sylvia Garcia
Rep. Joe Neguse
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
WHEN: Friday, September 6, 2019
Press Conference @ 9:15AM MDT (press wishing to attend should arrive starting at 8:30am for setup)
Hearing @ 10:00 AM MDT (doors open to public at 9:45am)
WHERE: El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center
University of Texas El Paso
2051 Wiggins Way
El Paso, TX 79902
Media wishing to cover must be credentialed and should call the House Judiciary Committee to RSVP before Friday, September 6th at (202) 225-3951. Directions to parking for press can be found here.