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House Democratic Leaders Condemn Prolonged Detention of Children by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, November 25, 2020, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S. southern border. The Department of Homeland Security continues to disregard federal law, agency standards, and the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Pardon of Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump's pardon of Michael Flynn: "This pardon is undeserved, unprincipled, and one more stain on President Trump’s rapidly diminishing legacy. "Michael Flynn was fired from the White house for lying to senior officials. He pleaded guilty—twice—to lying to federal investiga... Read more »

Chairman Nadler to GSA: Perform Your Duty and Ensure Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to General Services Administrator Emily W. Murphy calling on the Administrator to produce the ascertainment of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris and to allow the Biden-Harris transition team to receive proper briefings from the Department of Justice and Department of... Read more »

Chairs Nadler and Maloney Urge Outgoing Trump Administration Against Midnight Rulemaking

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) expressing their strong concern against a potential last-minute roll-back of protections by the outgoing Trump Administration, and urgi... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Denounce Trump Administration for Failing to Set Refugee Admissions Goal for FY2020

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Washington, D.C. – Section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires that the President—by today, September 30—set the number of refugees that will be admitted to the country during the upcoming fiscal year, after a consultation with Members on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees. This year, the Administration has neither scheduled a consultation, nor set the number of refuge... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to the President's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court: "Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic and over 200,000 Americans are dead while thousands more die every day without President Trump taking the urge... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Denounce DHS Proposal Targeting International Students, Journalists

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued a proposed regulation that would significantly reduce flexibility in the visa process for foreign students, scholars, and journalists, in favor of rigid rules to limit the period of time that such individuals can be admitted to the United States. The proposal also discriminates based on national origin by imposing greater restric... Read more »

House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act – a landmark reforms package that will prevent future presidential abuses, restore our system of checks and balances, strengthen accountability and transparency, and protect our elections. Earlier this year, Speaker Pelosi directed Committee chairs to write a package of sweeping ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Leads New York Congressional Delegation in Rejecting DOJ's Designation of NYC as 'Anarchist Jurisdiction'

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to reports that the Department of Justice had classified New York City, Portland, and Seattle as 'anarchist jurisdictions,' Representatives Nadler, Maloney, Meng, Velázquez, Ocasio-Cortez, Jeffries, Clarke, Engel, Meeks, Serrano, Rose, Lowey, and Espaillat issued the following statement: "Yesterday, New Yorkers awoke to discover that our city – the greatest ci... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Condemns AG Barr's Statement Comparing COVID-19 Restrictions to Slavery

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to Attorney General William Barr's comment comparing stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery: "In addition to his outrageously offensive comments, Attorney General Barr’s entire worldview is dangerous and wrong. Instead of pr... Read more »

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