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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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November 22, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08) is a proud cosponsor of the Protecting Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act, which was introduced today by Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA-27) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.).
November 21, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08) is a proud cosponsor of the bicameral Refugee Protection Act of 2019, which was introduced today by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19).
November 20, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, in sending a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.
November 1, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) and 23 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan expressing concerns and objections to the news that DHS is planning to expand its existing DNA collection practices to immigrant detainees across the country.
October 30, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a hearing entitled “The Administration’s Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 30, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Below is Chairman Jamie Raskin’s statement, as prepared for delivery, at today’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing entitled, “The Administration's Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 29, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a hearing on “The Administration’s Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 23, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08) joined Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and 56 House Members in writing to President Donald Trump blasting Trump’s decision to set American refugee admissions for Fiscal Year 2020 at just 18,000, a further drop from the already-historically low figure set by the administration last year. The members demand the administration show greater charity to refugees fleeing war and famine and raise the number to 110,000.
October 18, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Congressional leaders from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and House Committees of jurisdiction called on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph V. Cuffari and Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz to launch an investigation into the use of tent courts at the border.
October 16, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force, and 79 colleagues in urging Attorney General William Barr to withdraw a petition to decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), the labor union of federal immigration judges.