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Hearing on “Examining the Failures of the Trump Administration’s Inhumane Family Separation Policy”

Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:30am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Examining the Failures of the Trump Administration’s Inhumane Family Separation Policy.”  

 

Key Documents

Hearing Announcement Press Release

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chair DeGette as prepared for delivery

Preliminary Transcript

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Panel I:

Kathryn A. Larin
Director
Education, Workforce, and Income Security
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Testimony


Rebecca Gambler
Director
Homeland Security and Justice
U.S Government Accountability Office

Testimony


Ann Maxwell
Assistant Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections
Office of Evaluation and Inspections
Office of the Inspector General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Testimony


Commander Jonathan White
United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Testimony


Panel II:

Lee Gelernt
Deputy Director
Immigrants' Rights Project
American Civil Liberties Union

Testimony


Jennifer Podkul
Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy
Kids in Need of Defense

Testimony


Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP
Co-Chair
Immigrant Health Special Interest Group
American Academy of Pediatrics

Testimony


Cristina Muñiz de la Peña, PhD
Terra Firma Mental Health Director
Center for Child Health and Resiliency
On behalf of the American Psychological Association

Testimony


Jack P. Shonkoff, MD
Professor of Child Health and Development and Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, School of Public Health, and Graduate School of Education
Director
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Testimony


Dona Abbott
Vice President of Refugee and Immigrant Services
Bethany Christian Services

Testimony

 

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