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The current crisis at the border is unparalleled in our history. Every day hundreds, if not thousands, of unaccompanied migrant children cross our southern border. Over 50,000 have crossed the border so far this year. The tide shows no sign of stopping with the Department of Homeland Security projecting a total of 100,000 unaccompanied children crossing the border for the fiscal year on September 30. Texas, my home state, has borne the brunt of this flood of immigration, having detained over 37,000 illegal immigrants since the year began.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) today introduced H.R. 5014, the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2014. The legislation would hold Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending all U.S. foreign aid to these Central American nations until Congress determines sufficient action is taken to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their respective citizens.
Washington, D.C. – Today, in a 5-4 ruling the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that privately-held companies, with religious owners cannot be mandated to provide contraception coverage. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) introduced House Resolution 652, condemning the President of the United States and the executive branch of government for continuous actions that violates the laws and Constitution of the United States.