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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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Washington, D.C. –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 im... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee voted 18-13 to report H.R. 3239, theHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act, to the full House for a vote. The legislation, authored by Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), requires all individuals in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody to receive an initial medical screening and sets cert... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Rep. Green’s Article of Impeachment

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after voting against a motion to table Congressman Al Green’s (D-TX) article of impeachment: “Today, I voted against the Republican motion to table the article of impeachment offered by Congressman Al Green of Texas. To be clear, President Trump has consistently invoked nativist and racist ... Read more »

ICYMI: Reps. Nadler and Lofgren: Trump Issues Illegal Regulation to Keep Refugees from Seeking Asylum in U.S.

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Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement concerning the Trump Administration's new regulation to end asylum protection for most refugees from Central America: “President Trump’s latest effort to undermine the rights of asylum seekers is morally reprehensible... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System”

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on “Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System.” Below are Chairman Nadler’s remarks, as prepared: “I thank the Crime Subcommittee Chair, our colleague from California, Karen Bass, for holding this important hearing... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on "Policy Changes and Processing Delays at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "Policy Changes and Processing Delays at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services:" "Today’s hearing examines a critically significant issue:policy changes and processing delays at U.S. Citizenship a... Read more »

Nadler Statement Condemning President Trump's Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.Res. 489, a resolution condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress: "Mr. Speaker, the comments described in this Resolution were not just offensive to our colleagues, they were inconsistent with the principles and values upon which this ... Read more »

Congressional Black Caucus and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Respond to DOJ Eric Garner Decision

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – As reported by the Washington Post, the Department of Justice has issued its decision to not bring federal charges against any of the police officers involved in the death of Eric Garner. In response, the Congressional Black Caucus Chair, Congresswoman Karen Bass and the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler released the following statement. Eric Garner, whom... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part II: Effects on Entrepreneurship and Innovation”

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement during the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part II: Effects on Entrepreneurship and Innovation”: “The open Internet has delivered enormous benefits to Americans, including a surge of economic opportunity, massive investment,... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities:" "The title of today’s hearing, "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities," barely begins to convey the inhumane conditionschildren and fa... Read more »

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