Hearing

05.09.16

Life on the Border: Examining Border Security through the Eyes of Local Residents and Law Enforcement

May 9, 2016 1:00 PM | 375 W. Sahuarita Center Way, Sahuarita, Arizona

Local law enforcement officials, business and community leaders, ranchers and residents understand the very real border security challenges our nation faces because they live every day with the ramifications of an unsecure border.  Hearing their first-hand perspectives will inform the border security discussion and arm policy makers with the ground truth needed to develop a better plan to secure the border. This field hearing, occurring at 10 a.m. AZ local time and 1 p.m. ET,  will be in the Council Chambers at the Sahuarita Town Hall Building, located at 375 W. Sahuarita Center Way, Sahuarita, Arizona.

Opening Statements

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

Live Stream

Witnesses

PANEL I

The Honorable Mark Dannels
Sheriff
Cochise County, Arizona
Witness Testimony

The Honorable Danny Ortega
Mayor
Douglas, Arizona
Witness Testimony

Mr. Art Del Cueto
President, Local 2544
National Border Patrol Council
Witness Testimony

PANEL II

Mr. Dan Bell
President
ZZ Cattle Corporation
Witness Testimony

Mr. Mark S. Adams
Coordinator
Frontera De Cristo
Witness Testimony

Mr. Jamie S. Chamberlain
President
J-C Distributing Inc.
Witness Testimony

Ms. Nan Stockholm-Walden
Vice President and Legal Counsel
Farmers Investment Co. (FICO)
Witness Testimony

Mr. Frank Krentz
Rancher
Witness Testimony