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Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Human Cost of Biden and Mayorkas’ Border Crisis

July 25, 2023

Committee to begin phase three of investigation into Secretary Mayorkas’ failure to secure the Southwest border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET, the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security and Enforcement, led by Chairman Clay Higgins (R-LA), and the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence, led by Chairman August Pfluger (R-TX), will hold a joint hearing to examine the tragic human cost of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and President Biden’s historic humanitarian border crisis. This hearing will launch the third phase of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s full-scale oversight investigation into Secretary Mayorkas’ dereliction of duty and the Biden administration’s failure to secure our borders.


WHAT: A joint hearing by the Subcommittee on Border Security and Enforcement and Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence entitled “The Real Cost of an Open Border: How Americans are Paying the Price.”

DATE: Wednesday, July 26, 2023

TIME: 2:00 PM ET 

LOCATION: 310 Cannon House Office Building  


Todd Bensman
Senior National Security Fellow, Center for Immigration Studies

Javier “JR” Ramirez III
Private Citizen

Elisa Tambunga
Private Citizen

David J. Bier
Associate Director, Immigration Studies CATO Institute

Witness testimony can be found here. Press must be congressionally credentialed and must RSVP by Tuesday, July 25 at 6pm ET.