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, March 1 at 10 a.m. EST

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security is holding a budget hearing for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske is the sole witness testifying at the hearing.

You can view this hearing here

Tuesday, March 1 at 10 a.m. EST

The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security is holding a hearing entitled, “Transparency, Trust, and Verification: Measuring Effectiveness and Situational Awareness Along the Border.” Three administration officials are testifying at the hearing: Ronald Vitiello, Acting Chief, U.S. Border Patrol; Randolph (Tex) Alles, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Air and Marine Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and Rebecca Gambler, Director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office.

You can view this hearing here

Tuesday, March 1 at 10 a.m. EST

The House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Executive Overreach is holding its first hearing entitled, “The Original Understanding of Congress’ Role and How Far We’ve Drifted from It.” Four witnesses are testifying at the hearing: Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs at Hillsdale College; James Capretta, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center; Joseph Postell, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs; and Stephen Vladeck, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law.

You can view this hearing here