Texas Rep claims policy from prior admin would stop migrants

“The border crisis continues to wreak havoc on communities across the nation, with Texas bearing the brunt of the burden,”

Texas Representative Michael McCaul posted on X after leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to the border this week.

At the press conference in McAllen, Texas, he said, “We’re witnessing a human tragedy at this point… It’s a human tragedy that Border Patrol has to deal with every day.”

McCaul, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, continued,

“One man made a decision to rescind policies that were protecting this nation.”

McCaul was referring to the Remain in Mexico policy, a bill he worked on. He believes returning to it will prevent migrants from pouring across the border.

Under the Remain in Mexico policy, asylum seekers couldn’t come to the U.S. before their immigration court date. They stayed in Mexico until then.

“We need to go back to the policies that work,” McCaul said.

Henry Cuellar (D-TX) talked about the bipartisanship of the delegation. Although they have differences, Cuellar stated, “We want to get to a point where we solve the issues at the border.”

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