WASHINGTON, DC – Prior to the House vote on the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement:
SAN ANTONIO, TX – This week, San Antonio’s Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, a 600-acre bird paradise on the Southside, was allocated $1.5 million from the Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan for a study that will initiate the restoration of the lake’s ecosystem and surrounding habitat. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, S. 2397, the Senate companion to U.S. Representative Will Hurd’s DHS Data Framework Act, was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In response to this great news, Hurd released the following statement:
MARATHON, TX – Rep. Hurd is pleased to announce the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Marathon Water Supply and Sewer Services Corporation have signed a US$1.55 million grant agreement to finance improvements to the town’s current sewer system. Funding for this project is through the U.S.
Summer has officially arrived in the 23rd District of Texas, and with a Texas summer, we can all expect some pretty hot temperatures from San Antonio to El Paso. The summer months tend to come with thoughts of school out, family vacations, relaxing by the water with friends and family.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last Friday, U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) voted with his colleagues on both sides of the political aisle to support funding for military construction, veterans’ affairs, and energy and water related projects for the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). This package does the following:
Originally published in the Uvalde Leader-News, June 4, 2018
EAGLE PASS, TX – This week, the City of Eagle Pass was awarded $200,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Recreational Trails grant program. This grant funding will be used to begin the City’s “Community Trails Network Project” to provide safe, accessible pathways from schools and parks across the community. U.S.
SALT FLAT, TX – This week, the Guadalupe Ridge Trail, which begins in the 23rd District of Texas’s Guadalupe Mountains National Park and spans all the way to New Mexico, received the designation of National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Excited about this news, U.S.
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The Trump administration's immigration "zero tolerance" policy that results in the separation of thousands of children from their families stoked outrage over the weekend, and several prominent Republicans sounded off.
With chants of "families united" and "free our children now," hundreds of people marched to the tent city in Tornillo, Texas, where children have been detained for immigration violations.
Texas Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the use of detained children, such as those being separated from their parents at the southern border, as a deterrent policy is "unacceptable."
After visiting tents erected in Tornillo to house unaccompanied migrant children, U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said he is still disappointed in the lack of information coming from the Trump administration about its new policy of separating children from their parents at the border.
Conditions in the recently opened tent city in far west Texas appear to be good, but that should not excuse a policy of separating families as a form of deterrence, the congressman who represents the area where the facility is located said Saturday. U.S.
Dalia Suyapa held her son close by her side as Border Patrol agents watched their every move before taking them to a processing center.
A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said Saturday the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in far West Texas will house about 360 boys who are 16 and 17.
Texas Republican Will Hurd blasted the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents from children Saturday after touring the new Tornillo tent camp.
Congressman Will Hurd toured the tents at the Tornillo port of entry that will be used to house migrant children, following the U.S. government decision to house immigrant children separated from their parents.
Conflicting messages from President Trump and his aides over whether he would support a compromise immigration bill sent House Republicans into fits of confusion on Friday, further diminishing the bill’s fortunes ahead of a showdown vote next week.