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History

The Committee on Homeland Security was created by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002 in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. The Committee was first formed as a Select, non-permanent Committee to provide Congressional oversight over the development of the Department of Homeland Security. The Committee was made permanent when it was designated as a Standing Committee of the House on January 4, 2005, the first day of the 109th Congress.

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This has become a daily occurrence in SW Texas. Our @CBP agents are begging for Pres. Biden to extend Title 42, reinstate the MPP, and finish the wall. This is a humanitarian and national security crisis.

I have one thing to say: @POTUS, do your job.

He admitted to using her just to gain entry into the U.S. He will be sent back but this little girl remains here, alone.

This horrible practice is known as "recycling children" when young kids are used as pawns to shepherd adults across the border. 3/

Today, as I toured the processing facility where they hold children and families, I asked officials to track down this little girl and see what else they found out about her.

Ten minutes later, agents confirmed what we suspected: this man was not her father or a relative. 2/

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