Key Immigration Hearings—Week of February 22
There are several important immigration-related hearings on Capitol Hill during the week of February 22 that FAIR wants to make you aware of.Tuesday, February 23 at 10 a.m. ESTThe Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing entitled, “The Unaccompanied Children Crisis: Does the Administration Have a Plan to Stop the Border Surge and Adequately Monitor the Children?” Five administration officials are testifying at the hearing: Kay Brown, Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security, Government Accountability Office; Ronald Vitiello, Deputy Chief, U.S. Border Patrol; Mark Greenberg, Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Juan Osuna, Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice; and Thomas Homan, Executive Associate Director, Enforcement and Removal Operations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.You can watch the hearing live here.Wednesday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. ESTThe House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies is holding a budget hearing for the Department of Justice. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is the sole witness testifying at the hearing.You can watch the hearing live here.Thursday, February 25 at 2:30 p.m. ESTThe Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest is holding a hearing entitled, “The Impact of High-Skilled Immigration on U.S. Workers.” There are six witnesses testifying at the hearing: Leo Perrero, a former Disney IT Engineer who was replaced by a foreign worker; John Miano, lead counsel for the WashTech case; Mark O’Neill, Chief Technology Officer for JackThreads; Prof. Hal Salzman; Prof. Chad Sparber; and Prof. Ron Hira.You can watch the hearing live here.
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