Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives today passed several strongly bipartisan bills focused on ending human trafficking. A roughly $10 billion industry in the United States, Texas trails only behind California with the highest number of reported human trafficking cases.
I firmly believe that if people in Washington are going to write the laws about securing our border, they should spend some time down here and talk to the men and women who risk their lives every day to protect our nation. That’s why I joined my fellow Texas Congressman Mike McCaul this weekend as he led a delegation of members of Congress on tours of our southwest border.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) will join other members of Congress on a tour of the southwest border this weekend, led by fellow Texan and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Congressman Mike McCaul.
Washington, DC – Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the Air Force’s decision to select Joint Base San Antonio as the host base for their Installation and Mission Support Center Headquarters:
Washington, DC – Representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement today in support of the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement regarding his vote for the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015:
Washington, DC – El Congresista Republicano por el estado de Texas, Will Hurd, cumpliendo con sus promesa de asegurar nuestra frontera, votara a favor de la propuesta de ley que financiaría al Departamento de Seguridad Nacional y detendría la orden ejecutiva del Presidente Obama, cual sobrepasa su autoridad en cuanto a políticas de inmigración.
Washington, D.C. - Working to fulfill his promise to find solutions that will secure our border and enforce our laws, Republican Representative Will Hurd of Texas intends to vote to pass the House appropriations bill that will fund the Department of Homeland Security and stop the President's executive overreach on immigration policy.
Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) released the following statement after voting for the passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act:
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A bipartisan congressional delegation of border representatives wrote a letter to the Office of Head Start demanding the Teaching and Mentoring Communities headquarters in Laredo remain on the border.
Evidence is popping up indicating the China-U.S Cyber Agreement may be pushing Chinese hackers to shift to targets in Russia and Belarus.
A rise in Mexican gas prices is having a ripple effect on the U.S. side of the border. The Mexican government is moving to lift price controls on gasoline. On the free market, prices are skyrocketing. Border lawmakers say this controversial decision is spilling into West Texas.
"When there’s uncertainty, you oftentimes see strife," said Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX).
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is setting a timeline for completing construction of President Trump’s southern border wall: 2019.
A shift in the House intelligence committee. With former Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS) taking the reigns at the CIA, Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) is Speaker Paul Ryan’s choice to succeed him on the committee.
"This is my background," said Hurd. "This is my expertise. This is my passion."
President Donald Trump and members of his national security team met with industry cybersecurity leaders today in what was billed as a “listening session” prior to the signing of an executive order that will introduce some fundamental changes to the government’s approach to national cybersecurity.
House Republicans representing areas along the Mexican border are leery of President Trump’s plan to build a wall through their districts.
Three Republican lawmakers say undertaking such a massive project will fall short of alleviating the issues surrounding border security.
You won’t hear much criticism of President Donald Trump’s travel ban from former state Rep. Frank Corte Jr., a staunch conservative who believes in America’s “ability to secure our borders.”
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, says President Trump's border wall proposal is "a third-century solution to a 21st-century problem."
"Taking action for action’s sake rarely leads to positive results," he said in a news release. "Our leaders have the solemn obligation to know the proper steps to take before acting upon them."
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, offered some of the strongest criticism yet from a Republican to President Donald J. Trump’s executive order that would limit immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
“A one-size-fits-all solution is not the way to solve one of the most complex national security challenges we face – Islamic terrorism,” Hurd said in a statement.