• October 31, 2020

Tags : border security

Video+Info: Diocese of El Paso calls for Volunteers, Donations to

On Tuesday, the Catholic Diocese sent out a call for volunteers and donations for the Diocesan Migrant Center located at the Diocese of El Paso’s Catholic Pastoral Center. The migrant center is currently seeing between 80-100 migrant refugees daily. Once refugees arrive at the facility, they are given a change of clothes, the ability to […]Read More

Op-Ed: Hurd on the Hill: We must secure our Southern

I have devoted the entirety of my adult life to keeping Americans safe. For nearly a decade, I served as an undercover officer in the CIA during the Global War on Terror. My job was to stop bad people from doing bad things in our homeland. Since being in Congress, I’ve made border security one […]Read More

Audio+Gallery+Story: Redrawing the Border, Dividing History and Nature

As stories and coverage of  border security have dominated the media landscape lately; pundits, politicians and the public alike are all seemingly divided over the proposals. Regardless of the media outlet, debate over the the proposed wall or – more specifically – the of financing and placement for the border wall, is inescapable. Although the government […]Read More

Op-Ed: Hurd on the Hill – Fighting to Secure Our

Here in South and West Texas, border security is not an abstract issue. Every week meeting with folks across 29 counties of the 23rd District of Texas, securing our border and fixing our broken immigration system are frequent topics of conversation. That’s because the border is our backyard, and what happens on the border impacts the […]Read More

DOD Announces Units Deploying to Border; Ft. Bliss to Serve

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Co. – The Department of Homeland Security has requested the Department of Defense to provide a range of assistance, including planning, engineering, transportation, logistics and medical support to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  According to officials, this request for assistance will “enhance CBP’s ability to impede or deny illegal crossings […]Read More

Video+Story: Construction of $22 Million Border Wall Set to Begin

The construction of a $22 million Border Wall in Downtown El Paso will begin on Saturday, according to Border Patrol officials. “This new wall will be far more durable and far more effective in deterring would-be illegal entrants,” El Paso Border Patrol Sector Chief Aaron Hull said. Funding for the project was earmarked in the […]Read More