department of homeland security

Congress Questions DHS on COVID-19 Spike in Border States

Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf regarding the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in states along the U.S. southern border. The congressional delegation seeks to discover the impact of legal and illegal border crossings on the number of cases and hospitalizations in counties located along the Mexico-U.S. border.

Brown Field Station Border Patrol agents work with staff during medical screening and processing of illegal aliens crossing the Mexican border into Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Mani Albrecht)