Hearing

07.24.18

Boots at the Border: Examining the National Guard Deployment to the Southwest Border

July 24, 2018 2:30 PM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210

This hearing will examine the deployment of National Guard personnel to the Southwest Border, their ability to enhance U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations in each border patrol sector, the specific duties they are conducting at the border, and coordination efforts between DHS and DOD.

Opening Statements

Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Subcommittee Chairwoman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

Mr. Rodolfo Karisch
Chief Patrol Agent
Tucson Sector
U.S. Border Patrol
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Major General John F. Nichols
Adjutant General
Texas National Guard
Witness Testimony

Major General Michael T. McGuire
Adjutant General
Arizona National Guard
Witness Testimony