The hearings location and live video link can be found here.Earlier this week on Tuesday June 24th McCaul chaired a hearing of the Committee on Homeland Security with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testifying to address the crisis of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Since October more than 50000 unaccompanied minors have crossed into the United States from Mexico nearly two-thirds of those crossed through the Rio Grande Valley in Texas" said McCaul who serves as chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. We will receive first-hand accounts from Governor Perry and other witnesses which will be incorporated into the findings of the Congressional working group established to address this problem McCaul said.THURSDAY July 3 at 12:00 p.m. CT Field Hearing: Committee on Homeland Security Crisis on the Texas Border: Surge of Unaccompanied Minors South Texas College Technology Campus Building B Auditorium Room 193 3700 W. Military Highway McAllen Texas 78501 Invited Witness Include:
- The Honorable Rick Perry Governor State of Texas
- Mr. Steve C. McCraw Director Texas Department of Public Safety
- Mr. Kevin W. Oaks Chief Patrol Agent Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol Customs & Border Protection U.S. Department of Homeland Security