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April 16, 2021

Barragán to Visit Rio Grande Valley to Provide Oversight of Migrant Conditions at the Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      

April 16, 2021

 

McAllen, Texas — Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán, Chairwoman of the Committee on Homeland Security’s Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Subcommittee, will visit Texas’ Rio Grande Valley tomorrow to examine the migrant conditions at the southern border.

 

Over the course of the oversight visit the Congresswoman will meet with Border Patrol leadership, visit processing facilities, emergency intake sites, as well as meet with non-profits and immigration advocates.

 

Chairwoman Barragán’s oversight visit will include the following sites:

 

  • Donna Processing Facility
  • Delphi Emergency Intake Site
  • Temporary Outdoor Processing Site at the Anzalduas International Bridge
  • Humanitarian Respite Center (McAllen)

 

Chairwoman Barragán will also meet with representatives from the following organizations:

 

  • National Border Patrol Council
  • Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley (Sister Norma)
  • South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project

 

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Nanette Diaz Barragán is proud to represent California’s 44th Congressional District, which includes the communities of Carson, Compton, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood, North Long Beach, Rancho Dominguez, San Pedro, South Gate, Walnut Park, Watts, Willowbrook and Wilmington. She serves as chairwoman of the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Border Security.