Border Security & Immigration

Crenshaw National Security Bills Pass House

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(Washington, DC) – The House of Representatives today passed two bills introduced by Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) that would safeguard and strengthen the national security objectives of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Crenshaw’s legislation – the Drone Origin Security Enhancement Act (H.R. 4753) and the DHS Acquisition Reform Act (H.R. 3413) – passed the House with bipartisan suppor... Read more »

Crenshaw, Torres Small Introduce Bill to Improve Border Security Through Enhanced Detection Technology

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Crenshaw, ranking member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management and Accountability, and subcommittee chairwoman Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2) introduced the Securing America’s Ports Act, a bipartisan bill to improve border security through enhanced detection technology at land ports of entry. “As the frontline of defense against te... Read more »

Representatives Crenshaw And Torres Small’s Acquisition Bill Moves Out Of Homeland Security Committee

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Representatives Crenshaw And Torres Small’s Acquisition Bill Moves Out Of Homeland Security Committee WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw’s H.R. 2609, the Acquisition Review Board Act of 2019, passed the Homeland Security Committee. The bill, co-sponsored by Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small, seeks to eliminate delays and inefficiencies in the Department of Homeland Security’s acquisitions... Read more »

Representatives Crenshaw and Torres Small Call on CBP to Increase Technology at Southern Border

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Representatives Crenshaw and Torres Small Call on CBP to Increase Technology at Southern Border WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Crenshaw and Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan on the importance of expeditiously acquiring and deploying new border security technology along the southern border. Cren... Read more »

Crenshaw, Rogers, Higgins and McSally Introduce Legislation To Improve Customs and Border Protection Hiring Process

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Crenshaw, Rogers, Higgins and McSally Introduce Legislation To Improve Customs and Border Protection Hiring Process WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw joined Committee on Homeland Security Ranking Member Mike Rogers and Representative Clay Higgins in introducing the Anti-Border Corruption Improvement Act in the House. The legislation seeks to quicken the hiring process for Customs and Bord... Read more »

Crenshaw Votes Against Ending National Emergency To Address Crisis at the Border

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Crenshaw Votes Against Ending National Emergency To Address Crisis at the Border WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw released the following statement regarding his vote against terminating the President’s national emergency declaration: “This vote was fundamentally about the question of whether or not the crisis on the border constitutes an emergency,” said Crenshaw. “The answer is yes, it d... Read more »

Crenshaw Demonstrates Commitment to Securing the Border, Rejects Spending Bill

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Crenshaw Demonstrates Commitment to Securing the Border, Rejects Spending Bill WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw released the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019. “I reluctantly voted against this bill,” said Crenshaw. “There are many things to like in this bill and many examples of good-faith compromises. But this vote was about the border ... Read more »

Congressman Crenshaw Releases Video From Fact-Finding Border Visit

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Congressman Crenshaw Releases Video From Fact-Finding Border Visit WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Dan Crenshaw released the following video highlighting what he learned from his trip to the Rio Grande Valley sector of the border. The video demonstrates the dire need for more resources, including a physical barrier, at our southern border. “The problem at our border is very real,” said Congressman Cr... Read more »