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Pfluger visits border, pushes security

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Originally Published by Odessa American on October 1, 2022 Congressman August Pfluger visited the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday on a tour of the Customs and Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen. “There are numerous issues that need to be addressed at our southern border. During my visit, I witnessed nearly 500 illegal migrants crossing the border,” Pfluger said via news…

Pfluger, Landgraf Statements on Migrant Releases in Odessa

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Washington, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) and State Representative Brooks Landgraf released the following statements following reports of busses dropping off migrants in Ector County, Texas at a Pilot Convenience Store on I-20. Congressman August Pfluger: “I am aware of the reports that illegal migrants are being dropped off in West Odessa, and am coordinating with CBP and ICE…

Congressman Pfluger on Venezuelan Prisoner Caravans Coming to U.S. Southern Border

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Immigration

Congressman August Pfluger, the top Republican on the House Homeland Security Intelligence and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas regarding the recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intelligence report indicating that the Maduro regime is releasing violent prisoners from Venezuela to be sent in migrant caravans to the…

House Homeland Security Committee Republicans accuse Democrats of ignoring raging border crisis

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Originally Published by Fox News on September 17, 2022 Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee are accusing their Democratic counterparts of ignoring the crisis at the southern border, claiming they're failing to address border security and the environmental impacts of the surge in illegal immigration. Republicans are in the minority on the committee, and they…

Homeland Security Republicans: Mayorkas Protecting "Privacy Rights" of Terrorists Over Safety of American Citizens

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WASHINGTON, DC – Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11), the Republican Leader on the Homeland Security Intelligence and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, Republican Committee Leader John Katko (NY-24), and Rep. Mayra Flores (TX-34) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The letter reveals that the Department of Homeland Security has implemented a new policy…

Pfluger: Ending Remain in Mexico will be catastrophic

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WASHINGTON, DC – Thursday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement on the Biden Administration’s intention to end the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” border protection policy: Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11): “Without Remain in Mexico it’s Remain in the US. President Biden’s policies have created an environment of weakness along our southern border that emboldens drug cartels,…

Pfluger Statement on 15 Possible Terrorists Caught Attempting to Cross the Southern Border in May

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WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement following reports that at least 15 illegal immigrants listed on the FBI’s terror watch list were apprehended attempting to cross the southern border. The 15 were among the record-high 239,416 total illegal migrants apprehended in May, not including gotaways. Rep. August Pfluger: “It only took 19 evil actors to execute…