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Full Committee Hearing on Human Cost of Biden-Mayorkas Border Crisis

September 12, 2023

Hearing continues third phase of oversight investigation into Mayorkas

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The House Committee on Homeland Security, led by Chairman Mark E. Green, MD (R-TN), will hold a full committee hearing to examine the human cost of the Biden administration’s historic crisis at the Southwest border and how the open-border policies of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have devastated the lives and livelihoods of Americans and migrants alike. This hearing is part of the Committee’s five-phase investigation into the unprecedented crisis at the Southwest border and Mayorkas’ failure to do his duty to defend the homeland.

The hearing will be livestreamed on YouTube and the Committee’s website.


WHAT: A House Committee on Homeland Security hearing entitled “An Unbearable Price: The Devastating Human Costs of the Biden-Mayorkas Border Crisis.”

DATE: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

TIME: 10:00 AM ET

LOCATION: 310 Cannon House Office Building


Tim Ballard
Private citizen, Former Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force

Sandy Snodgrass
Founder, Alaska Fentanyl Response 

Mayra Cantu
Private citizen, wife of Border Patrol agent 

Lee Gelernt
Deputy Director, ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union

Witness testimony will be added here. The hearing will be open to the public and press. Press must RSVP by emailing by Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 6pm ET.