• August 3, 2021

Tags : trump border

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Vows to Challenge Lupe Valdez on

KINGWOOD — Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday vowed to challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez over her views on border security and immigration, emphasizing an early contrast with the former Dallas County sheriff who has not yet secured her party’s nomination. Abbott’s comments drew a full-throated response from Valdez, who suggested the Republican incumbent “would rather spend […]Read More

US Attorney General Sessions Visits Las Cruces, Talks Immigration, Border

LAS CRUCES – Providing 4,000 National Guardsman to assist, ending of “radical” catch and release practices, and reducing the backlog of immigration cases were the resounding messages that Attorney General Jeff Sessions left a group of about 150 county sheriff’s and border patrol agents during the Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition spring conference. Just outside about […]Read More

Hurd on the Hill: NAFTA Fuels the Texas Economy

What do you call the facilitation of $2 million of goods and services across our borders every minute? In Texas, we call it NAFTA. In Texas, more than one million jobs, and fourteen million nationwide, depend on trade with Mexico and Canada. Many of these Texas jobs are in the 23rd Congressional District. These jobs […]Read More

Rep. Hurd: Mexico City Trip Strengthens Bilateral Relationship

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined a bipartisan group of 11 Members of Congress to Mexico City Monday for the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) meeting. While in Mexico, the group along with 15 Members of Mexico’s Congress, were inaugurated into the 53rd US-Mexico Interparliamentary Group and met with their counterparts to discuss our […]Read More

Video: Texas Legislature Faces a Shift in Border Security Funding

In 2015, state lawmakers approved $800 million for border security efforts. But the election of Donald Trump as president has some thinking there will be a change in spending plans this session. This kicks off The Texas Tribune’s “State of Mind” video series looking at community concerns coming to the Capitol. Authors: JUSTIN DEHN AND ALANA ROCHA – […]Read More

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