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Congressmen Henry Cuellar and John Katko on "The Takeout" - 4/23/2021

Congressman Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Texas, and Congressman John Katko, a Republican from New York, joined Major Garrett to discuss their bipartisan proposal to help prevent unaccompanied children from being held by the Border Patrol for an elongated period of time. The members of Congress also talked about how the bill requires the Department of Homeland Security and its partners to establish plans for future increases in the flow of migrants on this week's episode of "The Takeout."
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U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar presents Mission CISD a check

Mission, Texas – Mission Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) received $76.4 million that will be used for developing and implementing procedures related to the health crisis. U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar presented the check to Dr. Carol G. Perez (superintendent) and Ms. Minnie Rodgers (board president) on March 30th at the Center for Education and Economic Development. The funds were allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
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U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar visits with migrant families

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia held a news conference Thursday following a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border. The Democratic lawmakers took a helicopter and boat tour of the border with Customs and Border Protection and visited the World Trade Bridge to meet with local and federal officials to discuss cross-border international trade.
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Transcript: Rep. Henry Cuellar on "Face the Nation," March 28, 2021

The following is a transcript of an interview with Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar that aired Sunday, March 28, 2021, on "Face the Nation." MARGARET BRENNAN: Now to the surge of migrants at the southern border. More than 18,000 unaccompanied children are being held in federal custody. Pictures from inside a Customs and Border Patrol facility in Donna, Texas that you are seeing right now show children waiting to be processed, held in overcrowded conditions, sitting on the floor with foil blankets. These images have been shared with us by Congressman Henry Cuellar of Texas, a Democrat who joins us from Laredo. Good morning to you, Congressman.
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Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar has history of breaking with fellow Democrats on immigration

Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas was back in the headlines this week over border security and immigration – issues that have landed him in the political spotlight over the years. The longtime Democratic congressman from the border city of Laredo, Texas – a focal point of the influx of migrants at the nation’s southern border – released photos from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary overflow facility, which showed crowded and makeshift conditions as family detention centers and shelters for children quickly filled up.
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Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) On His Visit To A Shelter For Migrant Teens

This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Some of the enduring images of the Trump administration's hardline immigration policies are the pictures of young children and teenagers being held without their parents in warehouse-like facilities. At the time, critics called some of the facilities cages. President Biden came into office promising a more humane approach. But that promise is being tested as his administration faces a surge in the number of unaccompanied children arriving at the border. It's struggling to find adequate housing for them while their status is being evaluated.
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Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar to pay a visit to Border amid migrant crisis

LAREDO, Texas - Two state officials are expected to make a visit to Carrizo Springs and Laredo amid the growing migrant crisis in Texas. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) are expected to take a tour of the detention facility, according to a press release, for migrant children in Carrizo Springs before receiving from border patrol officials Friday.