Bad Border Bill Could Worsen Border Surge

We were disappointed to learn that Rep. McCaul is pushing for his border security bill, H.R.1417, to be part of the House’s response to the ongoing border crisis. Rep. McCaul’s bill would weaken existing law, and given what’s happening along the Southwest border, now is not the time to be weakening existing laws. Please do not support the inclusion of H.R.1417 in your response to what’s happening at the border.
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Oppose Cuellar/Cornyn border bill

The bill introduced by Rep. Henry Cuellar and Sen. John Cornyn to combat the border crisis would weaken current law while only addressing a small part of the problem. The bill is nothing more than a shiny object that will ultimately detract blame from President Obama and his failure to enforce existing laws. Please oppose this bill and instead apply pressure on the administration to secure the border and enforce our laws using the tools already at their disposal.
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