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Nadler & Lofgren Denounce Trump Executive Order Expanding Suspension on Immigration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following on President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration to the United States: “As expected, the President is once again abusing the law in an attempt to distract the American public from his abject failure to combat COVID-19. Rather th... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting DACA

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement hailing the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA was unlawful: “This is a wonderful day for young Americans across this country. Today’s Supreme Court decision on DACA is not only a win for... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Condemn Trump Administration Proposed Rule Restricting Asylum

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s new proposed regulation that will dramatically rewrite our nation’s asylum laws: “The Trump Administration’s renewed efforts to dismantle our nation’s asylum system are abhorr... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Seek GAO Investigation Into Improper Sharing of DACA Recipients' Personal Information Within DHS

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to open an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) following reports that the agency is improperly sharing personal information of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients wi... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Demand DHS and ICE Halt Deportations of Unaccompanied Children and Guarantee Due Process Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Acting DHS Secretary Wolf and Acting ICE Director Albence calling on DHS and ICE to halt deportations of unaccompanied children and guarantee due process protections. In addition to Chairman Nadler, the letter w... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Call on HHS Watchdog to Investigate Reports ICE is Preventing Reunification Efforts and Deporting Unaccompanied Minors

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Deputy Inspector General Grimm calling on him to investigate allegations that ICE is interfering with ORR’s legal obligation under the Flores Settlement to place children in the least r... Read more »

House Democrats Demand ICE End New "Binary Choice" Policy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Joaquin Castro (D-TX),Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chair Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Pramila Jaypal (D-WA) ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Work of the Judiciary Committee on The Heroes Act

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, a comprehensive bill that responds to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic: "As our nation continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has a duty to meet this unprecedented crisis with a comprehensive response. I... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on ICE's Response to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks during a Democratic virtual roundtable on ICE's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: "For most of our nation’s history, immigration matters were treated as issues of civil, not criminal justice. In that spirit, the detention of immigrants in facilities that are nearly indistinguishable ... Read more »

Nadler, Engel, Thompson, & Menendez Reject Administration's Legal Explanation for Halting Asylum Processing

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairmen Jerrold Nadler of the House Committee on the Judiciary, Eliot L. Engel of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Bennie G. Thompson of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and Ranking Member Bob Menendez of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected the Trump Administration’s legal justification for its decision to halt asylum processing during the ... Read more »

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