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Advisory: Sen. Cornyn to Talk Border Solutions at LIVE Event with AFP, LIBRE

Sen. Cornyn to discuss the path forward on his border solutions bill

(McAllen, TX) – The LIBRE Initiative and Americans for Prosperity are hosting Senator John Cornyn (TX) for a grassroots events to discuss Border Solutions that Work, tomorrow Tuesday at 7pm EST. Media should rsvp here.

Recently, Sen. Cornyn introduced The Bipartisan Border Solution Act of 2021 – legislation aimed at addressing the current emergency at our southern border. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is a co-sponsor of this bill.

LIVE EVENT: Sen. Cornyn to Discuss Border Solutions that Work.

HOST: Daniel Garza (LIBRE President), Jorge Lima (AFP, SVP of Policy)

WHEN: Tuesday, 5/25/21

TIME: 7pm EST, 6pm CST

MEDIA: RSVP Here

Background:

If enacted, this bill would:

  • Enhance the processing speed and screening of asylum seekers by expanding capacity and staffing in our immigration system.
  • Provide protections that improve the safety for migrant children with improved vetting of sponsors and regular inspections of facilities.
  • Allocate adequate resources to improve processing of migrants.
  • Streamline credible fear determination and asylum decisions through a pilot program.
  • Establish at least 4 regional processing centers in high traffic sectors of U.S. Border Patrol.
  • Mandate HHS conduct regular inspections of facilities providing custody to UACs creating efficiencies while keeping unaccompanied children safe.
  • Authorize the hiring of additional border personnel.
  • Enhance Congressional reporting and oversight.