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ADL Letters, Testimony, and Comments sent to Congress and Federal Agencies

2022

December 2, 2022

ADL Letter Urging Congress to Combat Antisemitism

November 22, 2022

ADL letter urging the House and Senate Armed Services Committees and Congressional leadership to include provisions to address extremism in the FY 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.

ADL Comment on Commercial Surveillance ANPR, R111004.

August 29, 2022

ADL Letter to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce urging Congress to hold online platforms accountable for the harms that result from their algorithms

July 11, 2022

ADL Letter to the United States House of Representatives Rules Committee regarding amendments to the FY23 NDAA

May 24, 2022

Letter from ADL and Jewish Community Partners to the U.S. Senate urging passage of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

May 17, 2022

ADL Letter to Congress urging passage of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act following the attack in Buffalo, NY

April 20, 2022

ADL's Letter Submitted to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate regarding Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations

April 5, 2022

ADL Submits Testimony to the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol – “Extremist Movements and the January 6, 2021 Insurrection”

March 31, 2022

ADL Submits Testimony to the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol – “Nicholas Fuentes, the Groypers, and January 6, 2021”

March 18, 2022

Joint letter from ADL and National Urban League to the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee regarding reforms to address the concerning rise in hate-based violence

March 14, 2022

ADL Letter to U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in support of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

March 8, 2022

ADL Statement for the Record for the U.S. Senate judiciary Committee Hearing “Combatting the Rise in Hate Crimes”

February 17, 2022

ADL Statement for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Hearing “The Rise in Violence Against Minority Institutions”

February 8, 2022

ADL submits a statement for the record to the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittees on Intelligence & Counterterrorism and Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Recovery for the hearing on "The Nonprofit Security Grant Program and Protecting Houses of Worship: A View from the American Jewish Community"

January 20, 2022

ADL letters to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives urging increased funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program

January 14, 2022

ADL letter to the U.S. Senate in support of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

2021

December 9, 2021

ADL Testimony for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce hearing “Holding Big Tech Accountable: Legislation to Build a Safer Internet”

ADL comment submitted to the Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs in support of rescinding expansion of religious exemptions in federal contracting

November 29, 2021

ADL Comment Regarding Proposed Rule Affecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

November 11, 2021

National Jewish organizational letter urging the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to swiftly fill the position of U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

November 4, 2021

ADL, Jewish Federations of North America and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Letter urging the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to immediately hold a hearing on the nomination of Professor Deborah Lipstadt for the post of State Department Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism

October 28, 2021

ADL Testimony for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing “Social Media Platforms and the Amplification of Domestic Extremism & Other Harmful Content”

October 19, 2021

ADL Comment on Proposed Rules on Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers

October 14, 2021

ADL & HIAS-led Jewish community letter to the White House and DHS, urging the Administration to end the use of Title 42 to expel asylum seekers at our southern border

October 13, 2021

ADL Testimony for the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing "Violent Domestic Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans"

September 20, 2021

ADL letter to the House Rules Committee regarding provisions and amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act

August 23, 2021

ADL letter submitted to all Members of the House of Representatives to support the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 (H.R. 4) protecting the fundamental right to vote for all Americans

August 5, 2021

ADL Testimony for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing “Domestic Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Examining the Threat of Racially, Ethnically, Religiously, and Politically Motivated Attacks, Part II"

June 30, 2021

Letter to Secretary of State Blinken regarding UNRWA Educational Materials

June 14, 2021

ADL Statement of Support for the American Dream and Promise Act

May 19, 2021

Letter in Opposition to Federal Funding of Schools that Prohibit Holocaust Education and Anti-Bias Training

May 04, 2021

Joint Letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee in Support of Increased Funding for Community-Based Hate Crime Prevention

Joint Letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee in Support of Increased Funding for Voting Rights Act Enforcement

April 27, 2021

ADL and the Leadership Conference Joint Recommendations to House Judiciary Committee to Combat Violent White Supremacy

April 13, 2021

ADL Submits Statement of Support for the NO BAN Act to House Judiciary Committee

April 12, 2021

ADL's Letter Submitted to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate regarding Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations

March 25, 2021

ADL Submits Testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice Hearing on Discrimination and Violence Against Asian Americans

Letter to the United States Senate in support of the Equality Act of 2021

February 4, 2021

ADL Testimony for House Homeland Security Committee Hearing “Examining the Domestic Terrorism Threat in the Wake of the Attack on the U.S. Capitol”

January 18, 2021

ADL Letter to the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee Supporting the Nomination of Anthony Blinken for Secretary of State

ADL Letter to the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Supporting the Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas for Secretary of Homeland Security

January 8, 2021

ADL's Recommendations to Congress After the Assault on the U.S. Capitol

2020

December 1, 2020

ADL's Letter Following Up on Requests Submitted in March to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate regarding Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations

October 28, 2020

ADL Letter to the House of Representatives Regarding QAnon

October 13, 2020

ADL Comment Opposing Proposed DHS Regulation Greatly Expanding Collection and Use of Biometric Data Collection in the Immigration System

October 9, 2020

Letter to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee on Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

August 19, 2020

Letter to the United States House of Representatives and Senate Armed Services Committees regarding the National Defense Authorization Act

July 28, 2020

Stop Hate for Profit Campaign Letter Regarding Facebook to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee

ADL Letter to Commission on Unalienable Rights Regarding LGBTQ Rights

July 20, 2020

ADL/JCPA Joint Jewish Communal Letter to the United States Senate Regarding Safe, Fair and Accessible Elections During COVID-19

July 15-16, 2020

2020 ADL Letter to DNC Platform Committee

2020 ADL Letter to RNC Platform Committee

July 15, 2020

ADL/HIAS Joint Comment Opposing DOJ and DHS Proposed Rules Altering Procedures for Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Credible Fear and Reasonable Fear Review

April 23, 2020

ADL Comment Opposing DHS Interim Final Rule Suspending Introduction of Persons into United States From Designated Foreign Countries or Places (Mexico and Canada) for Public Health Purposes

March 1, 2020

ADL's Letter Submitted to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate regarding Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations

February 27, 2020

ADL's Letter to House Committee on Oversight and Reform Regarding Full Committee Hearing on "The Administration's Religious Liberty Assault on LGBT Rights"

February 11, 2020

ADL Testimony for House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing “Alarming Incidents of White Supremacy in the Military — How to Stop It?”

January 29, 2020

ADL Testimony for House Oversight and Reform Committee Hearing “75 Years After the Holocaust: The Ongoing Battle Against Hate.”

January 21, 2020

ADL/HIAS Joint Comment Opposing USCIS and EOIR Proposed Rules Limiting Discretion of Immigration Adjudicators and Expanding Criminal Bars to Asylum

January 15, 2020

ADL testimony for House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism Hearing “Confronting the Rise in Anti-Semitic Domestic Terrorism.”

ADL testimony for House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Hearing “A Persistent and Evolving Threat: An Examination of the Financing of Domestic Terrorism and Extremism.”

January 8, 2020

ADL Testimony for United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Briefing “Global Efforts for Countering Anti-Semitism”

2019

December 19, 2019

ADL comment opposing DHS interim final rule denying asylum to displaced people who passed through third countries en route to the U.S. and sending them to “safe third countries” under asylum cooperative agreements

ADL comments opposing HHS proposed rule removing existing anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ persons and religious minorities.

December 4, 2019

ADL letter submitted to all Members of the House of Representatives to support the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (H.R. 4) enforcing the constitutional prohibition on racial discrimination in voting and protecting the fundamental right to vote for all Americans.

October 10, 2019

ADL comments submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development urging recall of Proposed Rule that would make proving housing disparate impact discrimination claims dramatically more difficul

September 24, 2019

ADL Letter to the House Judiciary Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee and the Foreign Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Regarding the Trump Administration's Muslim Travel Ban

September 16, 2019

ADL comments submitted to the Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs against proposed expansion of religious exemptions in federal contracting

August 13, 2019

ADL comments submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services concerning proposed rollbacks for LGBTQ protections

August 7, 2019

ADL sign-on letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding reports that the Administration is considering resettling zero refugees in the United States in FY2020

June 25, 2019

ADL Submits Testimony for House Committee on Education and Labor Hearing "Do No Harm: The Misapplication of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act"

April 22, 2019

ADL statement in support of Equality Act House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services