Rep. Moore Travels to Texas Border With Over 20 Members of Congress to Investigate Trump/Sessions Family Separation Policy

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Friday, June 22, 2018 | comments

Washington, DCCongresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) will join more than 20 other Democratic Members of Congress on Saturday, June 23, at the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. The group, including members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group will speak to children and parents that have been ripped apart by President Donald Trump’s cruel zero-tolerance policy.

Who:

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX)

Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX)

Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL)

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA)

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

Rep. Anne McLane Kuster (D-NH)

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT)

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)

Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)

Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD)

Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT)

Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA)

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)

Rep. Mike Capuano (D-MA)

Rep. Val Demings (D-FL)

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA)


What: Fact-finding mission investigating the Trump administration’s cruel family separation policy.

Where: Full itinerary listed below.

Saturday, June 23

7:40 am           Depart for McAllen Border Patrol Station from DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, 1800 S. 2nd St. McAllen, TX 78503

8:00 am           Participants arrive at the McAllen Border Patrol Station, 3000 W Military Highway, McAllen, TX 78503 and 3700 West Ursula Avenue

8:30 am          Participants tour both the Border Patrol Station, 3000 W Military Hwy, McAllen, TX 78503, and the Centralized Processing Center, 3700 West Ursula Avenue, McAllen, TX 78503

9:30 am          Press gathering across the street from Centralized Processing Center, 3700 West Ursula Avenue, McAllen, TX, 78503

10:30 am        Depart for Port Isabel ICE Detention Center

12:40 pm        Arrive at Port Isabel ICE Detention Center, 27991 Buena Vista Blvd, Los Fresnos, TX 78566

2:30 pm         Depart for Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, 700 Amelia Earhart Dr, Brownsville, TX 78521

3:10 pm         Arrive at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport

3:15 pm         Press gathering at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport

Members of the media will not be allowed onto the premises on the tour, per DHS. However, for those planning to gather outside the facilities, please RSVP to tracy.manzer@mail.house.gov.

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