U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming spoke on the Senate floor Monday about his recent trip to the southern border to see the humanitarian crisis and national security crisis firsthand. Senator Barrasso said there are two crisis at our southern border.
In total, 19 Republican senators went to Texas and toured the southern border several weeks ago. Barrasso said in March, Border Patrol took 171,000 migrants into custody, and nearly 19,000 of those were unaccompanied children. The Senator added that we’re on pace for over 2 million illegal immigrants to cross the border this year.