Hearing: Oversight of the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban

Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship (Committee on the Judiciary)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (10:00 AM)

2141 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship and Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Joint Hearing

Witnesses

Panel one

Mr. Edward Ramotowski
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Ramotowski Testimony [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Ramotowski TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Ramotowski Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Ms. Elizabeth Neumann
Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security Policy, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Joint DHS-CBP Testimony [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Neumann TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Neumann Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Mr. Todd Hoffman
Executive Director, Admissions and Passenger Programs, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Joint DHS-CBP Testimony [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Hoffman TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Hoffman Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Panel two

Mr. Abdollah Dehzangi
Baltimore, MD

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Dehzangi Statement [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • UMD Letter of Support - Support Document for Dr. Dehzangi [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Sen. Chris Van Hollen Letter of Support - Support Document for Dr. Dehzangi [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • MSU Letter of Support - Support Document for Dr. Dehzangi [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Dehzangi TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Dehzangi Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Gazelle Taherzadeh CV - Support Document for Dr. Dehzangi [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Mr. Ismail Ahmed Hezam Alghazali
Brooklyn, NY

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Alghazali Statement [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Alghazali TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Alghazali Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Ms. Farhana Khera
President and Executive Director, Muslim Advocates

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Khera Statement [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Khera TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Khera Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

The Honorable Andrew R. Arthur
Resident Fellow in Law and Policy, Center for Immigration Studies

Added 09/18/2019 at 05:15 PM
  • Arthur Statement [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Arthur TTF [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM
  • Arthur Bio [PDF] Added 09/23/2019 at 07:26 PM

Support Documents

  • Letter from Former National Security Officials to Members of Congress - Submitted by the Honorable Ami Bera [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • TX-29 Constituent Story - Submitted by the Honorable Sylvia Garcia [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Philly Mag article entitled, "How Philly's Reacting to Trump's Immigration Ban" - Submitted by the Honorable Mary Gay Scanlon [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Letter from Former Foreign Service Officers to Members of Congress - Submitted by the Honorable Ilhan Omar [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Letter from State Attorneys General to Members of Congress - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • ACLU Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Anti-Defamation League - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Amnesty International Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Bend the Arc Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Council on American-Islamic Relations Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Emgage Foundation, Inc. Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Japanese American Citizens League Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • National Council of Jewish Women Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • National Immigrant Law Center Statement [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Jewish and Muslim and Allies Acting Together Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • International Refugee Assistance Project Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Public Law 114-112 (Dec. 18. 2015) Title II "Terrorist Travel Prevention and Visa Waiver Program Reform" - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Faith-Based Organizations Letter in Support of NO BAN - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • HIAS Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • National Iranian American Council Statement - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Immigration Law Professors/Scholars to Members of Congress - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Letter from Coalition of Corporations in Support of NO BAN - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Washington and Lee Law Review article entitled, "National Security, Immigration and the Muslim Bans" - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • More than 100 American Victims of the Muslim Ban - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Muslim Advocates Report entitled, "Total and Complete Shutdown" - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • NO BAN Coalition Letter to Members of Congress - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Chicago Tribune article entitled, "Jordanian teen sent to Chicago for detainment after being held in Texas" - Submitted by the Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee [PDF] Added 09/26/2019 at 02:20 PM
  • Statement Submitted by Americans United for Separation for Church and State [PDF] Added 09/26/2019 at 02:20 PM
  • Justice For Muslims Collective's policy and community brief on the No Ban Act [PDF] Added 09/30/2019 at 09:29 AM
  • Michigan Law Review article entitled, "Article II and Antidiscrimination Norms" - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 09/30/2019 at 03:44 PM
  • Statement of the American Bar Association [PDF] Added 10/02/2019 at 01:09 PM
  • Statement from Ali Vatan [PDF] Added 10/02/2019 at 01:09 PM
  • Statement of Farid Vatan [PDF] Added 10/02/2019 at 01:09 PM
  • Sen. Van Hollen Letter regarding Vatan family [PDF] Added 10/02/2019 at 01:09 PM
  • Constituent Story submitted by the Honorable Veronica Escobar [PDF] Added 10/03/2019 at 11:16 AM
  • New York Times Op-Ed - Submitted by the Honorable Zoe Lofgren on behalf of Muslim Advocates [PDF] Added 10/03/2019 at 11:16 AM
  • Statement from the National Association of Manufacturers [PDF] Added 10/03/2019 at 11:16 AM
  • Statement of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine [PDF] Added 10/03/2019 at 11:16 AM
  • Sen. Van Hollen Letter regarding Vatan family #2 [PDF] Added 10/03/2019 at 11:16 AM

Member Statements

  • Testimony of Sen. Coons and Rep. Chu - Submitted into the Record by Chair Lofgren [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM

Hearing Record

  • Notice [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM
  • Attendance [PDF] Added 09/24/2019 at 06:59 PM

First Published: September 17, 2019 at 09:32 AM
Last Updated: October 3, 2019 at 11:16 AM