Photos from Rogers Rio Grande Valley Border Trip 

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, led a group of Republican lawmakers last weekend to McAllen, Texas to get a firsthand look at efforts to secure the U.S. border with Mexico.

1. Rogers speaks with a DHS official in front of old border wall system in Hidalgo County, Texas.

2. Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.), Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.), and Rogers watch a demonstration by a CBP Officer on portable scanning technology.

3. Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) and Rep. Ross Spano (R-Fla.) engage in a Rio Grande Valley Sector operational briefing in McAllen, Texas.

4. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) and Bishop view construction of new border wall system being built in Hidalgo County, Texas.

5. Smith, Spano, Rogers, Wagner, and Walberg tour a TXARNG Hangar tour at McAllen Airport. The National Guard partners with CBP and uses helicopters to respond to significant border breaches by air.

6. Bishop, Walberg, Spano, Smith, Wagner, and Rogers viewed new levee wall system in Rio Grande Valley Sector.

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