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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 »

Nadler, Lofgren, Durbin, Feinstein Call On Trump Administration to Consult Congress About Refugee Resettlement, As Required by Law

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee; U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee; and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Senate Judic... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Plan to Nominate Chad Wolf as DHS Secretary

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Washington, D.C. – On the heels of the recent announcement from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) declaring invalid Chad Wolf’s appointment as Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), President Trump today announced his intention to nominate Mr. Wolf to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on GAO Decision Confirming Top DHS Appointments Were Invalid

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed that the appointments of Chad Wolf and Kenneth Cuccinelli to serve in the top two leadership positions at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were invalid, in violation of the Homeland Security Act and the Federal Vacancies Act. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Lead House Democrats in Opposing Trump Administration Unlawful Rule Exploiting COVID-19 to Restrict Asylum

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) led 40 Members of Congress in opposing a Trump Administration proposed rule that uses the COVID-19 global health crisis as a pretext to ban asylum seekers. The proposal is the latest in a series of administrative actions that seeks to exploit ... Read more »

Nadler, Neal, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to suspend the entry of certain temporary workers in a recently signed proclamation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) expressed their concerns over the Proclamation’s impact on m... Read more »

Advancing Judiciary Committee Priorities

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Dear Friends, The House Judiciary Committee has been working tirelessly over the past several weeks, passing numerous bills through the House and marking up others that continue our commitment to defending the Constitution, American values, and the rule of law. Read more about our recent legislative accomplishments and our coming priorities. Passing the NO BAN Act Rep. Nadler speaking in support ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Halt New DACA Applications

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to today’s memo from the Trump Administration on DACA: “Rather than using the Supreme Court’s DACA decision as an opportunity to do what’s right, the Trump Administration has chosen to take a first step to... Read more »

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