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Immigration and Border Security

The Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security has jurisdiction over immigration and naturalization, border security, admission of refugees, treaties, conventions and international agreements, claims against the United States, federal charters of incorporation, private immigration and claims bills, and non-border enforcement.

Ranking Member

Zoe Lofgren
Zoe Lofgren

Democratic Members

Luis Gutierrez
Luis Gutierrez
Sheila Jackson Lee
Sheila Jackson Lee
Pramila Jayapal
Pramila Jayapal
David Cicilline
David Cicilline
Rhode Island

Recent Activity

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Seven House Democratic national security leaders sent a letter to Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis to oppose President Trump’s recent decision to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

Today we are considering four classification bills.  These are noncontroversial and bipartisan bills and I hope that we can move through them quickly.  To that end, I am incorporating my comments on all four bills into this single statement. 


Mar 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census:

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

On Wednesday, 83 House Democrats released a letter they signed to House Leadership in both parties and to Appropriators calling for the Dream Act to be attached to the Omnibus spending bill the House will vote on this week or next.  The lawmakers also asked that the government funding bill be free from increased spending on immigrant deportation and detention and free from further border milita

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today released a joint statement with Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), on Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit against California’s sanctuary laws:

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) request for a second special counsel to investigate “decisions made and not made by the Department of Justice and the FBI in 2016 and 2017”:

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, in response to the U.S.


Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress