• April 10, 2021

Tags : border emergency

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

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

Video: Cornyn Votes to Secure Border, Calls for Reform of

WASHINGTON – Thursday on the floor of the Senate, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed his vote against the Democrats’ attempt to block the President from securing the border and called on Congress to reform the National Emergencies Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found above.  “As I’ve […]Read More

As El Paso region sees surge in migrant crossings, nonprofit

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The statue of Mount Cristo Rey standing over this small border community is the site of an annual pilgrimage near the Texas-New Mexico state lines, where tens of thousands gather each October to celebrate their Catholic faith and honor the sacrifices it demands. This month, however, the site bore witness to a different […]Read More

EP State Legislative Delegation Releases Statement on Gov’t Shutdown, Border

On Tuesday, the following joint statement was released by the El Paso State Legislative Delegation, comprised of  State Sen. José Rodríguez who represents Texas Senate District 29; State Rep. Joseph Moody who represents Texas House District 78; State Rep. Mary Gonzalez who represents Texas House District 75; State Rep. Cesar Blanco who represents Texas House District […]Read More