U.S. Sen. Johnson: Unprecedented migration at the U.S. southern border to be spotlighted at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing Thursday

Contact:

Austin Altenburg (Johnson), (202) 224-4751

Allison Green (Peters), (202) 834-2281

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Sen. Gary C. Peters (D-Mich.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, announced the committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2019, titled “Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: By the Numbers.” The hearing will examine the current migration challenges at the U.S. southern border, the policies that influence migration flows, and potential solutions. The witnesses are noted below and will address U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) latest apprehension numbers and offer their perspectives on the current challenges compared to prior trends.

Mark Morgan

Former Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol (2016-2017)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

John Daniel Davidson

Senior Correspondent

The Federalist

Andrew Selee, PH.D.

President

Migration Policy Institute

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019

WHERE: SD-342

TIME: 9:30 a.m. ET

For more information or to watch a live stream of the hearing, please click here(Note: Please refresh the webpage at the scheduled start time. Streaming will start once the hearing begins.)

Members of the media:

If you plan to attend, please email Austin_Altenburg@hsgac.senate.gov and Allison_Green@hsgac.senate.gov. Please note that media are required to display current press credentials. Please plan to arrive prior to the scheduled start time of the hearing.

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