Members of the Border Security Caucus bashed the Obama administration on Friday for dismantling immigration policies.
Five Republican representatives spent the day touring the Rio Grande Valley section of the U.S.-Mexico border. They said that in speaking with U.S. Border Patrol agents and the Texas Department of Public Safety, they had learned details about illegal immigration the White House has been reluctant to share.
The Department of Homeland Security’s latest numbers show a 150 percent increase in the number of migrant families apprehended from fiscal year 2014 to 2015.
The number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border has doubled since last year, an issue Rep. Burgess said is having an effect on his congressional district.
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