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Nadler & Lofgren Statement on DOJ Petition to Decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges

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Washington, D.C. - Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition with the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) in an attempt to decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), the 40-year-old collective bargaining representative of U.S. Immigration Judges. Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizens... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Criticize New DHS Rule to Restrict Immigration of Working Class Families

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security's recently released final rule to prevent the immigration of individuals based on the Department's mere suspicion that such individuals may one day use lawfully... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal Statement on Trump Administration Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the Trump Administration announced it had signed a safe-third country agreement with Guatemala, which would allow the Administration to remove asylum seekers if they passed through Guatemala on their way to the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act, however, sets conditions for such agreements, including that the relevant country “have access to a full a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody Under the Trump Administration"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody under the Trump Administration:" "In February, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s indefensible and repugnant family separation policy.... Read more »

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising Rep. Nadler sponsored legislation to establish Stonewall National Monument, the first national monument dedicated to LGBT history. In celebration of Pride Month, I proudly joined Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) in introducing a resolution to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individual in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act: "H.R. 3239, the "Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act,"responds to the chaos and cruelty of the Trump Administration’s im... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee voted 18-13 to report H.R. 3239, theHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act, to the full House for a vote. The legislation, authored by Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), requires all individuals in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody to receive an initial medical screening and sets cert... Read more »

ICYMI: Reps. Nadler and Lofgren: Trump Issues Illegal Regulation to Keep Refugees from Seeking Asylum in U.S.

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Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement concerning the Trump Administration's new regulation to end asylum protection for most refugees from Central America: “President Trump’s latest effort to undermine the rights of asylum seekers is morally reprehensible... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on "Policy Changes and Processing Delays at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "Policy Changes and Processing Delays at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services:" "Today’s hearing examines a critically significant issue:policy changes and processing delays at U.S. Citizenship a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities:" "The title of today’s hearing, "Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention at CBP Facilities," barely begins to convey the inhumane conditionschildren and fa... Read more »

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