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Jan 11, 2012 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today marks the tenth anniversary of the detention center located at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.  On January 11, 2002, the Bush administration transported twenty detainees to the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, the first of 775 detainees that have been housed at the facility over the past ten years.  A decade after its creation, 171 detainees remain housed at the facility,

Jan 7, 2012 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Yesterday, the Obama administration announced a common sense proposal to fix a bureaucratic snag in our immigration system that often results in the prolonged separation of hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens from their children and spouses.  House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

Jan 3, 2012 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3261, the “Stop Online Piracy Act.”  The bill protects American jobs by modernizing criminal and civil statutes to meet new intellectual property enforcement challenges presented by the proliferation of websites dedicated to intellectual property theft and fraud.  Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

Dec 21, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the House of Representatives approved a Senate amendment to H.R. 1059, a bill authored by House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.).  H.R.

Dec 19, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Rep. John Conyers, Jr.

Dec 15, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the House Judiciary Committee is considering H.R. 3261, the “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA), a bill to combat online intellectual property theft and protect American jobs and consumers.  House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) released the following statement.

Dec 12, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) produced additional documents requested by the House Judiciary Committee through a subpoena issued by the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.  Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) made the following statement in response:

Dec 8, 2011 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) –  Today, the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on the United States Department of Justice at which U.S.

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