The House Judiciary Committee will meet Tuesday to discuss the U.S. immigration system, on the heels of a bipartisan Senate proposal to reform immigration policy. That proposal calls for both increased enforcement steps but also ways for millions of illegal immigrations to obtain residency status.
Details on these and other House hearings follow:
Feb. 6, "The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook," CBO Director Doug Elmendorf testifies
9:30 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building
House Education & the Workforce
Feb. 5, "Challenges and Opportunities Facing America's Schools and Workplaces"
10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
House Energy & Commerce
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Feb. 5, "Fighting for Internet Freedom: Dubai and Beyond," FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell testifies
10:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Feb. 5, "American Energy Security and Innovation: An Assessment of North America's Energy Resources," U.S. Energy Information Administration Administrator Adam Sieminski testifies
10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn House Office Building
House Financial Services
Feb. 6, "Examining the Proper Role of the Federal Housing Administration in our Mortgage Insurance Market"
9 a.m., 2128 Rayburn House Office Building
House Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa
Feb. 5, "The Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: Threatening Peace Prospects"
10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Feb. 5, "America's Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws against Illegal Immigration"
10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn House Office Building
House Oversight & Government Reform
Feb. 5, "Government Spending: How Can We Best Address the Billions of Dollars Wasted Every Year?"
time and location TBA
House Science, Space, and Technology
Feb. 6, "American Competitiveness: The Role of Research and Development"
9:30 a.m., 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
House Veterans Affairs
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Feb. 5, "The 100% Temporary Disability Rating: An Examination of Its Effective Use"
2 p.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building
Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations
Feb. 5, "Analyzing VA's Actions to Prevent Legionnaire's Disease in Pittsburgh"
10 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building