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.|
|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.|