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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Administration of Bail by State and Federal Courts: A Call for Reform"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "The Administration of Bail by State and Federal Courts: A Call for Reform": "I thank the Subcommittee Chair, Representative Karen Bass, for conducting this hearing on the important topic of bail refo... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Examining the Use of 'Snap' Removals to Circumvent the Forum Defendant Rule"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "Examining the Use of 'Snap' Removals to Circumvent the Forum Defendant Rule": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Corporate defendants have long sought to remove cases based on state law to federal co... Read more »

Nadler, Bass Statement on Saugus High School Shooting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) released the following statement on the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California: “With the tragic shooting today at Saugus High School, the nation mourns yet another senseless act of violence, heartbreaking loss o... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 4: Perspectives of the Antitrust Agencies"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 4: Perspectives of the Antitrust Agencies": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening today’s oversight hearing of the antitrust agencies and our competition... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.J.Res. 79, "Removing the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during the markup of H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and ensure that the ERA can become a part of our Constitution once a sufficient number of states ratify it: "H.J. Res. 79, introduced by R... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Removing Ratification Deadline for the ERA

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully marked-up H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution which would clear the path for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and enshrine equality for both sexes into the U.S. Constitution.Following the election results in Virginia, which changed the makeup of the state legislature and improved the prospects for Virginia to become the thi... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on USCIS Proposal to Increase Process Fees for Citizenship and Asylum Seekers

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the Trump Administration released a proposed rule, announcing a 21 percent increase in fees associated with the processing of requests for immigration benefits by U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The proposed fee schedule includes—for the first time ever—a fee for asylum applicants who are seeking humanitarian protection in the United States, as well... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Oral Arguments on DACA

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “Two years ago, the Trump Administration decided to end DACA, threatening to upend the lives of 800,000 Dreamers ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Next Step in Effort to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee would be marking up H.J.Res. 79 to eliminate the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The markup, scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, represents the next step to clear the path for ratifying the ERA and enshrining equality for both sexes into the U.S. Co... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration's Announcement of Record Low Refugee Admission Level

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Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, following a month-long freeze in refugee admissions, President Trump finally signed the Presidential Refugee Determination, setting a record-low refugee admissions level of 18,000 for Fiscal Year 2020. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following st... Read more »

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