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Chairman Nadler, Rep. Chu Reintroduce NO BAN Act to Prevent Future Muslim Bans

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) reintroduced the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act. This bill, cosponsored by 137 House members and led in the Senate by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), strengthens the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, and ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The U.S. Immigration System: The Need for Bold Reforms"

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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 Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "The U.S. Immigration System: The Need for Bold Reforms": "Although we have many legislative priorities this Congress, immigration reform is one of the most pressing and complex. The damage inflicted upon our immi... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Praise President Biden's Actions to Strengthen Refugee Program

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Washington, D.C. – This week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to President Biden detailing recommendations for rebuilding the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. Today, President Biden signed an executive order to restore and strengthen the refugee program and announced his intent to increase ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Applaud President Biden's Latest Actions to Rebuild Our Immigration System

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, most recent Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship* issued the following statement applauding President Biden for his latest actions on immigration to prioritize the reunification of separated families, restore due process and order at the border, address the root cause... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Urge DHS to Follow New Enforcement Priorities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Zoe Lofgren, most recent Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, sent a letter urging Acting Secretary of Homeland Security David Pekoske to ensure that all current and future planned removals fit well within the interim enforcement priorities announced last month. According to a... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on President Biden's Day One Immigration Actions

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, most recent Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship* issued the following statement applauding President Biden’s day one actions on immigration, including his bold vision for immigration reform and executive actions that repeal Trump’s Muslim Ban, interior enforcement or... Read more »

Judiciary and Oversight Chairs Issue Statement on IG Report on Trump’s Heinous Child Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, and Rep. Jamie Raskin issued the following statement in response to a new report from the Department of Justice Inspector General entitled, “Review of the Department of Justice’s Planning and Implementation of Its... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 11 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 passed 11 bills within the Committee's jurisdiction: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the House of Representatives today, including legislation that will reform our criminal justice system, increase transparency in the fed... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Full Restoration of DACA

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordered the Trump Administration to fully restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As of today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is accepting new initial and advance parole applications and extending protection terms from one to two years for all applicants. House Judiciary Com... Read more »

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 »

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