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House Judiciary Committee Passes NO BAN Act & Access to Counsel Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act and H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021, sending the legislation to the House floor. The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bills next week. “I am proud the Judiciary Committee passed the NO BAN Act and the Access to Co... Read More »

Expand the Supreme Court: Reps. Nadler, Johnson, and Jones and Senator Markey Introduce Legislation to Restore Justice and Democracy to Judicial System

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Washington, D.C. — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Hank Johnson (D-GA), and Representative Mondaire Jones (D-NY) today introduced the Judiciary Act of 2021 to expand the United States Supreme Court by adding four seats, creating a 13-justice Supreme C... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1333, the NO BAN Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: "With today’s consideration of H.R. 1333, the 'National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act,' or NO BAN Act, the House Judiciary Committ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 1573, the Access of Counsel Act of 2021: "H.R. 1573, the 'Access to Counsel Act of 2021,' addresses a gap in our immigration laws—the inability of individuals subjected to prolonged inspection at ports of entry to receive the assistance ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 40, Legislation to Study and Develop Slavery Reparations Proposals

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act: "H.R. 40, the 'Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act,' is historic legislation that would establish a commis... Read More »

Reps. Nadler and Suozzi Lead New York Delegation in Call on House Leadership to Repeal SALT Limitation in Coming Tax Legislation

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) led a letter from Members of the New York Congressional Delegation to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) reserving the right to oppose any future tax legislation that fails to include a full repeal of the SALT limitation. Reps. Nadler and Suozzi were joined on the lette... Read More »

Nadler & Jackson Lee Applaud President Biden's Executive Actions on Gun Violence

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) issued the following statement after President Biden announced several executive actions to address gun violence: "We applaud the President for today’s announcement of administrative actions to curb gun violence. While w... Read More »

Working in Washington for My Constituents

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Dear Friends, Congressman Nadler speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act I’ve written to you recently about the American Rescue Plan, and I’ve also sought to share more information about how to file your taxes and how small businesses can seek relief in this trying period. I hope these resources have been helpful. While I’ve been hard at work ensuring that the American Rescue Plan i... Read More »

Nadler, Gillibrand, Maloney, Meeks, Jeffries, Meng, Espaillat Announce Bicameral Legislation to Establish African Burial Memorial Museum in New York City

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Gregory Meeks, Hakeem Jeffries, Grace Meng, and Adriano Espaillat announced the reintroduction of the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Education Center Act. The lawmakers announced the legislation in lower Manhattan at the African Burial Gr... Read More »

COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act Signed Into Law

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Washington, D.C. - On Saturday, President Joe Biden signed into law H.R. 1651, the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressman Ben Cline (R-VA) that extends the temporary bankruptcy relief provisions granted by the CARES Act for an additional year. The bill, which originally passed t... Read More »

Signing the American Rescue Plan Into Law

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Dear Friends, Rep. Nadler speaking at a press conference on Capitol Hill On March 12th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. As I wrote to yourecently, the American Rescue Plan is precisely the kind of sweeping, bold response we need to recover from the comprehensive economic and public health crises facing our nation today. The $1.9 trillion COVID relief package includes mon... Read More »

Reps. Nadler and Matsui Lead Letter to President Biden Calling for Large-Scale Flood Protection Investments in Upcoming Infrastructure Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA), along with 20 colleagues, sent a letter to President Joe Biden calling for large-scale climate resiliency and flood protection investments in the upcoming infrastructure plan. Flooding has become the most common and expensive natural disaster in the United States, devastating businesses, uprooting fa... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Joins Rep. Lieu and Sen. Booker to Introduce Bill to Curb Money Bail

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) to announce the reintroduction of the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act. The Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act incentivizes states to move away from a money bail system. Instead, the bill encourages states to replace their existing ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of Two Historic Immigration Bills

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021, which provides a path to citizenship for Dreamers as well as TPS and DED recipients, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, which would permit farm workers—and their spouses and children—to earn legal status through continued agricultural work, and streamline and ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans": "Mr. Chairman, we are here today to address the horrific rise in violence, harassment, and discrimination against Asian ... Read More »

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