• December 7, 2021

Tags : border crisis

Video+Info: Cornyn – HUMANE Act Would Address Crisis at the

WASHINGTON – Wednesday on the floor of the Senate U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on Democrats to support a real solution to the humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border, like his HUMANE Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below: “First, we need to get additional funding to the departments and […]Read More

El Paso Sector Border Patrol Agents apprehend 2,200 on Memorial

While the nation paused to reflect during Memorial Day, Border Patrol Agents were busy taking  more than 2,200 migrants who entered the country illegally into custody. According to Border Patrol officials, Memorial Day was the busiest recent day of enforcement activity for El Paso Sector Border Patrol Agents during the ongoing influx. The 2,200 apprehensions included two large groups […]Read More

Cornyn chairs hearing to discuss crisis at Southern Border

WASHINGTON – As Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) held a hearing to highlight the humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border and his new legislation, the HUMANE Act, to address it. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s opening remarks are below, and video can be […]Read More

Cornyn Urges Acting DHS Secretary to Prioritize Efficiency of Trade,

WASHINGTON— On Wednesday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan urging him to prioritize efficiency at Texas’ ports of entry as he develops a strategy to address the humanitarian crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border: “The diversion of frontline CBP personnel from these ports, and the threat […]Read More

15th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium to focus

‘Justice for Migrants’ is the theme of the 2019 J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium April 11-12 at New Mexico State University. The symposium will feature panels of experts tackling the subjects dominating national news about the treatment of migrants on our southern border. The event is free and open to the public. “The goal […]Read More

Trump White House doubles down on threat to close U.S.-Mexico

It would take “something dramatic” in the coming days to persuade President Trump not to close the U.S.-Mexico border, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday, and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said the president’s threat “certainly isn’t a bluff.” The two senior staffers, appearing separately on Sunday morning talk shows, also […]Read More

Hundreds of agents will be pulled from ports of entry

Saying that his agency has reached a “breaking point” in the face of a surge of undocumented immigrants, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan called on Congress for help and said he’s reassigning 750 federal agents stationed at some of the country’s busiest international bridges and trade zones to help overwhelmed U.S. Border Patrol […]Read More

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