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Press Release 10.20.21

Biden’s Judicial Nominees Stand Out for Their Impressive Backgrounds

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on six judicial nominations, including the nominations of Judge Holly Thomas to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Charlotte Sweeney to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and Judge Hernán Vera to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, among others:

Press Release 10.18.21

Gelpí Brings Depth of Experience to the Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm Judge Gustavo Gelpí to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit:

Press Release 09.24.21

Biden Must Pause Deportation of Haitians, Respect Due Process

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 60 other civil and human rights organizations called on President Biden to immediately pause the removal of Haitians and to investigate the recent treatment of migrants and conditions at the U.S. southern border. The letter also denounces the treatment of Haitians seeking asylum at the U.S. border and pleads with the administration to uphold basic due process and human rights.

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