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Arrington Introduces the Protect Communities From A Porous Border Act

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) led 25 of his House Colleagues in introducing the Protect Communities from a Porous Border Act. This legislation keeps Americans safe by preventing dangerous criminals from being released into the U.S. by requiring the cross-referencing of domestic and international criminal databases, requiring the federal government to notify the governor of...

Arrington Sends Letter To Acting CBP Commissioner Demanding Answers on Noncitizen Crime Statistic Discrepancy

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Today, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Troy Miller demanding answers for a discrepancy in their Noncitizen Crime Statistic data. Each month, CBP data has demonstrated a steady, alarming increase in crime. In September, the CBP data showed 53 homicides/manslaughters had been committed by noncitizens to date in FY21, a jarring 1...

Arrington Issues Statement in Support of Court Order To Reinstate “Remain in Mexico Policy”

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Lubbock, TX— Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) issued the following statement applauding U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s decision to order the Biden administration to revive the “Remain in Mexico Program.” “I commend the U.S. District Court’s decision to order the Biden administration to reimplement the Migrant Protection Protocols program (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico.” T...

Report: Biden’s DHS Quietly Flying, Busing Border Crossers to West Texas

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Last week, KTAB News reported that DHS has been using a regional airport in Abilene, Texas, to fly border crossers into the area before loading them on buses for release into the United States interior. In other cases, border crossers are bused to the airport in Abilene before boarding domestic flights bound for places in the U.S. interior that DHS has not disclosed: KTAB and KRBC shot video of st...

ICYMI: Arrington Sends Letter to DHS Secretary and ICE Director on Illegal Immigrants Being Released in Abilene

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ICYMI: Arrington Sends Letter to DHS Secretary and ICE Director on Illegal Immigrants Being Released in Abilene WASHINGTON, DC—This week, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Acting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Tae Johnson demanding answers about reports of illegal immigrants being released from local de...

ICYMI: Arrington Demands Biden Put Americans First and Secure Our Border

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 ICYMI: Arrington Demands Biden Put Americans First and Secure Our Border WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Arrington joined Mornings with Maria on Fox Business and slammed President Biden for the continued humanitarian disaster at the southern border, calling on him to keep existing Title 42 pr...

Arrington: Biden’s Border Crisis Is Hammering Our States. It’s Time To Affirm Their Sovereign Powers.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington: Biden’s Border Crisis Is Hammering Our States. It’s Time To Affirm Their Sovereign Powers. WASHINGTON, DC—In an op-ed carried by Fox News, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) highlighted his call for states to use their constitutional power to defend themselves against cartel...

Arrington: States Don’t Have To Be Passive Victims of a Failed Federal Government

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2021 CONTACTS: Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216 Reilly Knecht, (806) 252-6133 Arrington: States Don’t Have To Be Passive Victims of a Failed Federal Government WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led nearly 30 of his House colleagues at a press conference affirming the sovereign power of our states to defend themselves against the unmitig...

Arrington Fights to Safeguard States’ Rights to Defend Against Border Invasion

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WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) introduced a resolution affirming Article I Section 10 of the U.S. Constitution, which recognizes states’ sovereign power to defend themselves against invasion. In response to President Biden’s open-border policies, the federal government’s failure to respond, and the subsequent opportunism by the cartels, Rep. Arrington implores southern b...

ICYMI: Arrington to Introduce Resolution Affirming Rights of States to Defend Themselves from Border Invasion

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WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined The Faulkner Focus on Fox News for an exclusive on his resolution dropping next week that will assert the rights of states to defend themselves against the drug cartels at the southern border. Click HERE for the full interview. Rep. Arrington on states’ rights to defend themselves from the cartels attacking their borders is written c...