Department of Homeland Security

Sen. Cruz Applauds Plan to Repair the Rio Grande Valley’s Levee Wall System

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security announced they would take steps to repair the Rio Grande Valley’s levee wall system: “I am pleased President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security are listening and now moving to shore up the levee wall system that had been unthoughtfully halted. These repairs are necessary, crucial, and urgently needed to protect the public safety of Hidalgo County residents as hurricane season rapidly approaches and flooding could […]

Sen. Cruz Slams Biden Administration’s Return to Catch and Release

Senator Ted Cruz

Outlines potential health concerns amid COVID-19 pandemic, strain on Texas border communities U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement slamming the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) announced return to the failed immigration policy of catch and release: “On top of a devastating pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the economy, shuttered small businesses, and left millions of Americans unemployed, we still have a humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border. Effectively […]

Sen. Cruz Slams Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nominee Mayorkas’ Disregard for the Rule of Law and Embrace of China

Senator Ted Cruz

Urges colleagues to oppose confirmation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today urged his Senate colleagues to oppose the confirmation of President Biden’s nominee, Alejandro Mayorkas, to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In a Dear Colleague letter, Sen. Cruz outlined a long list of ethical, legal, and policy failures throughout Mr. Mayorkas’ public service tenure – including abuses of power that provided special government […]