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

Washington, DC, September 5, 2019

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