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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 »

Judiciary Committee Releases Report on Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee released the findings of its 21-month investigation into the development and execution of the Trump Administration's family separation policy, which resulted in more than 2,500 migrant children becoming unnecessarily separated from their parents. The report, entitled "The Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy: Trauma, Destruction, ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution Condemning High Rates of Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrant Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.Res.113, a resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their fu... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Praises Unanimous House Passage of 5 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed 5 bills favorably reported by the Judiciary Committee: "The bipartisan legislation passed today brings us one step closer to creating a more just criminal justice system, combatting notario fraud committed against our immigrant comm... 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 »

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 »

Nadler, Jayapal and Lofgren Demand Action, Answers and Documents From DHS Following the Horrifying Medical Procedures Performed on Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf that calls on him to urgently take specified actions and immediately respond to a ... Read more »

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run I... Read more »

Demanding an Investigation Into Horrifying Reports of ICE's Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants

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Dear Friends, This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General received a horrifying whistleblower complaint about cruel and inhumane treatment of immigrants detained at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. The report outlined multiple abuses of immigration women, including mass hysterectomies seemingly performed without the ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8225, the Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2020

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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. 8225, the Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2020: "H.R. 8225, the 'Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2020,' would criminalize the unfortunately common practice of providing legal services—often fraudulently—in immigration matters to unwitting victims,... Read more »

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