WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Representative Will Hurd supported the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funding for our military and national defense. The NDAA passed the House this morning with overwhelmingly bipartisan support and ensures we are prepared to face modern threats by:
SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio has been awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to address local needs in order to prevent, protect against, mitigate, and respond to acts of terrorism. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the overtime payment process for our Customs and Border Patrol agents. H.R.
When you hear the phrase “national security,” what comes to mind? The goals of protecting our homeland from intruders, cultivating a strong military and encouraging thoughtful foreign policy certainly are important pieces of the puzzle. However, ensuring a quality education for today’s students is also a vital component.
During the nine-and-a-half years I spent as an undercover officer in the CIA, I worked alongside my colleagues in the intelligence community, the diplomatic corps, and the military to prevent another terrorist attack like our nation experienced on September 11, 2001. While we were fighting this battle on the international stage, the brave men and women at police departments across the country
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Eagle Pass High School Senior Keanna Saucedo was named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the 23rd District of Texas. Her winning artwork, a drawing titled “Beyond the Riverside,” depicts the natural landscape of the Rio Grande River in between her hometown of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and will be displayed in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Administration’s recent announcement regarding the Iran Deal, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – On May 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Georgia Ambassador Tedo Japaridze. They affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Georgia bilateral relationship and discussed shared priorities including Georgia’s commitment to modernization and institutional reforms, the importance of 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.
President Trump doubled down Monday on his false insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration’s forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged him to reverse course.
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.