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  • National Guard Officials Testify on Border Security Deployment
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    National Guard Deployment at the U.S.-Mexico Border

    The House Homeland Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee heard testimony from the National Guard adjutants general for Texas and Arizona as it examined the deployment of National Guard troops…

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  • US House Meets for Morning Hour
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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

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  • Thomas Homan Testifies on Immigration Enforcement and Border Security
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    Central American Immigrants and Border Security

    Customs and Border Security officials testified before a House Homeland Security subcommittee on border security priorities. Most of the hearing focused on Central American migrants and…

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  • Farm Bill Markup Part 2
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    Farm Bill Markup, Part 2

    Following a recess for votes, the House Agriculture Committee continued its meeting to draft the 2018 farm bill. The discussion continued on requirements for beneficiaries of the…

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  • Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Testifies on Agencys Future
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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan testified before a House Homeland Security subcommittee on his agency’s main priorities. Commissioner McAleenan updated…

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  • Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing Focuses on Border Security
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    Border Patrol Personnel

    The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security held a hearing on security issues facing the border patrol workforce. Union officials representing border agents and…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed several suspension bills, including a resolution supporting Iranian protests against their government.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved a bill dealing with federal legal settlements and would prohibit the Department of Justice from requiring certain fees be paid to third-parties.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 3

    The House approved several bills under suspension of the rules, including one dealing with the security of Cuba’s international airports.

    View in Congressional Chronicle324 views
  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered bills under suspension of the rules

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  • Border Security Legislation Markup
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    Border Security Legislation Markup

    The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to consider border security legislation introduced by Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX). The committee approved the proposal by an…

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  • Hearing Examines Border Security Technology
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    Border Security Technology

    Homeland Security officials with the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection agencies testified at a hearing on the various technologies they were using to secure the nation’s borders.…

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  • Washington Journal Representative Filemon Vela Update on Tropical Storm Harvey
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    Representative Filemon Vela on Tropical Storm Harvey

    Representative Filemon Vela (D-TX) spoke by phone about the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on his 34th Congressional District, parts of which are just south of the hardest hit areas. The…

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  • US House Debates DoddFrank Repeal
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    House Session

    The House debated the rule for H.R. 2213m the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act, which would waive polygraph tests for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) job applicants who have…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,091 views
  • Hearing Examines Security Implications of Visa Overstays
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    Visa Overstays and National Security

    The House Homeland Security Committee on Border Security held a hearing on the impact of visa overstays on national security. Officials from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed several bills dealing with veterans and child protection.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed several bills, including one that would impose new sanctions on those who do business with or provide financing to the Syrian government. Several Democratic members…

    View in Congressional Chronicle846 views
  • Federal Officials Testify on Drug Cartels and Border Security
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    Drug Cartels and Border Security

    Witnesses that included representatives from the Coast Guard and the Homeland Security and State Departments testified at a hearing the threats posed to the U.S. by drug cartel operations,…

    1,337 views
  • Law Enforcement Officers Testify on Border Security
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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement, Part 2

    The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on border security and President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. County sheriffs and officials from Texas and Arizona provided an…

    861 views
  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Testifies on US Border Security
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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement, Part 1

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testified in the first panel of a hearing on border security and President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. Secretary Kelly defended the president refugee…

    8,238 views
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