Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and the Path to Security

February 7, 2017 10:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210

This hearing will examine gaps in our security at the Southern border and what we need to do to put us on a path to security. We will hear from front line law enforcement who live on the border and confront the crisis every day. We will also have the new Department of Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, testify in his first hearing in front of the House Homeland Security Committee to discuss his short term and long term plans on securing the border.

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream


Panel I:

The Honorable John F. Kelly
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Panel II

Mr. Steve C. McCraw
Texas Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Joe Frank Martinez
Val Verde County, Texas
Witness Testimony

Mr. Leon N. Wilmot
Yuma County, Arizona
Witness Testimony

The Honorable Eddie Treviño, Jr.
County Judge
Cameron County, Texas
Witness Testimony