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Chairman Nadler Statement on Immigration Provisions in the Build Back Better Framework

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on the immigration provisions in President Biden’s Build Back Better framework: “After decades of inaction, the immigration provisions included in President Biden’s Build Back Better framework will provide a vital investment in human infrastructure that reflects our commitment to a str...

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Family Reunification Task Force's Initial Progress Report

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families (Task Force) released its Initial Progress Report. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) issued the following statement in response: “This initial report released today by the Task Force makes it clear that important strides ...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021: "H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021, is an important bill that will ensure that individuals who seek to lawfully enter the United States can contact a family member or an advisor if they are held ...

House Judiciary Committee Passes NO BAN Act & Access to Counsel Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act and H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021, sending the legislation to the House floor. The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bills next week. “I am proud the Judiciary Committee passed the NO BAN Act and the Access to Co...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1333, the NO BAN Act

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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. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: "With today’s consideration of H.R. 1333, the 'National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act,' or NO BAN Act, the House Judiciary Committ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021

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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. 1573, the Access of Counsel Act of 2021: "H.R. 1573, the 'Access to Counsel Act of 2021,' addresses a gap in our immigration laws—the inability of individuals subjected to prolonged inspection at ports of entry to receive the assistance ...

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of Two Historic Immigration Bills

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021, which provides a path to citizenship for Dreamers as well as TPS and DED recipients, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, which would permit farm workers—and their spouses and children—to earn legal status through continued agricultural work, and streamline and ...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021: "H.R. 6, the 'American Dream and Promise Act of 2021,' is vital legislation that establishes a path to lawful permanent resident, or LPR, status for two critically important populations that are in di...

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 ...

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...

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