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March 15, 2019 Editorial

Make no mistake, there is a crisis on our southern border.

President Trump is well within his legal rights to declare a national emergency. The illegal flow of humans, drugs, and criminal activity threaten the very fabric of our nation. For too long, America has neglected its responsibility to enforce our sovereign borders.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations (BSFO) Subcommittee Ranking Member Clay Higgins (R-La.) today introduced H.R. 1639, the CBP Workload Staffing Model Act, to help Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determine its staffing needs.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) voted against H.R. 1, which is a liberal overhaul of America’s electoral and campaign systems. This legislation abridges free speech, weakens election security, and creates taxpayer-subsidized political campaigns.

Some of the most egregious provisions in H.R. 1:

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) and Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) commended the U.S.

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) hand-delivered a letter to Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was testifying before the House Homeland Security Committee, urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release additional visas under the H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Worker Program.

March 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) is inviting high school students throughout Louisiana’s 3rd District to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
 

February 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, which impose new restrictions on firearm purchases.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in accordance with the National Emergencies Act.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) issued the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2019.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect working families from government shutdowns. The bill would create a zero-interest loan program to be administered by the U.S. Treasury Department in partnership with the banking industry.

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