Texas Rep. Jodey Arrington is backing moves by officials in his state to take matters relating to the migrant crisis into their own hands, claiming President Biden "surrendered control" of the border and describing the situation as an invasion.
"They are absolutely doing the right thing, and I commend the governor for following suit," the Republican congressman told Fox News Digital in… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC — Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today issued a statement following the announcement of Customs and Border Protection finding no evidence of the Biden Administration’s false claims of Border Patrol agents whipping Haitian migrants at the southern border.
“Shame on the Biden Administration for falsely accusing these border agents… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued a statement and appeared on Fox News following the announcement of Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order authorizing the Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas National Guard to apprehend and return illegal immigrants to the Southern border.
“President Biden has refused to enforce our immigration… Read more »
Arrington to Fox News: “Biden 'derelict in his duty,' Texas has right to declare 'invasion' at border”
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined Fox News “America Reports” with guest host Bill Hemmer to discuss Biden’s self-inflicted disaster at the southern border and states’ sovereign right to defend their citizens from an “invasion” by drug cartels.
“The… Read more »
Rep. Arrington Blasts Biden’s Open Border Policies and Applauds South Texas Leaders for “Invasion” Declaration, Calls Them “Sanctuary Counties for US Citizens”
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement in support of states exercising their Constitutional right to declare an invasion and secure their own borders when the federal government… Read more »
Arrington Statement on SCOTUS Decision on “Remain in Mexico” Policy
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Trump Administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy.
“Today’s ruling highlights the importance of having a Commander in Chief committed to effectively enforcing our immigration laws and securing the… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Reps. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and Mike Johnson (LA-04) filed an amicus brief, with 52 Members of Congress, and the Texas Public Policy Foundation, in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General.
“Biden’s decision to end Title 42 - the last effective measure for securing our border -… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— This week, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) passed a bicameral, bipartisan bill with Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to honor Donna M. Doss, a Border Patrol Agent from TX-19 who was killed in the line of duty. The bill would rename the Rockspring Border Patrol Station in Agent Doss’s honor.
“Donna Doss valiantly served our country as a Border… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.— After months of delay, U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) finally released its annual report for Fiscal Year 2021. Rep. Arrington led efforts demanding the Agency to release the report.
Since President Biden took office, there have been over 2.1 million apprehensions at the southwest border. This unprecedented number of apprehensions is a direct result of… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 39 Members of Congress in sending a letter to U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tae Johnson regarding ICE’s failure to release its annual report for Fiscal Year 2021. The annual report contains vitally important information, including in-depth crime data on gang members, known terrorists, and illegal… Read more »