Immigration

It is the federal government’s Constitutional duty to uphold the rule of law and defend the safety of the American people.

Congressman Roy believes in a secure border and an orderly immigration system based on the American people’s interests and values — not those of special interests and Washington politicians. Our country must have a secure border.  That means finishing the border wall and bolstering interior enforcement to stem the tide of illegal entry and illegal presence, and that our legal immigration system welcomes those willing to work hard and embrace the rule of law.

So far this Congress, Congressman Roy has:

More on Immigration and Border Security from Congressman Roy:

  • Penned an oped with the Criminal DA of Kendall County to raise awareness of cartels in our communities
  • Blasted H.R. 1603 in a floor speech pointing out that the bill is a “magnet for more trafficking of children”
  • Blasted the U.S. Citizenship Act – saying it is “dead on arrival” and a “sop to the radical left”
  • Called the Biden Admin and Democrats out in a press conference for not giving “a whit” about immigrants but just wanting “political benefits for the Democratic party.”

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More on Immigration

June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) released the following statement in response to Kamala Harris’ announcement that she will finally visit the full blown humanitarian crisis at the southern border after months of ignoring it:

 

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—On Monday evening, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) delivered remarks on the House floor calling out Vice President Kamala Harris for refusing to lift a finger to protect citizens and migrants as dangerous cartels continue driving their human trafficking victims and deadly fentanyl far into our communities.  

Some key quotes from Congressman Roy are below and full footage of the appearance can be found at the link here:

June 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) sent a memo to “Border Czar” Vice President Kamala Harris, updating her on the crisis at the Southern Border and providing solutions to immediately end this crisis.  

June 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday evening, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) joined anchor Jennifer Franco on One America News to discuss the unrelenting crisis at the southern border, the threat it poses to Texas, and the Biden administration’s continued failure to address it.
 

Footage of the full panel discussion is available here, and some key quotes are below:

May 28, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — On Friday morning, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) joined Newsmax’s National Report to discuss President Biden’s destructive $6 trillion budget that would increase federal spending to its highest sustained rate since World War II, and the border crisis that continues to worsen as Vice President Kamala Harris “can’t find the border on a map, apparently, even those she’s allegedly in charge.”

May 17, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chip Roy joined Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. Monday morning to discuss the worsening crisis at the southern border and the Biden administration’s dangerously incompetent response.

Full footage of the appearance is available here. Key quotes are below:

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the April border numbers released by Customs and Border Protection this week:

 

The official DHS border numbers have been confirmed, as reliable sources informed me last week, that border apprehension numbers are over 500,000 since the beginning of 2021.

May 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — Friday evening, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) joined Rob Schmitt on Newsmax condemning Vice President Kamala Harris’ continued failure to adequately address the southern border, what Americans can expect to see in upcoming immigration numbers, and the effect this crisis is having on people in border states like Texas.

Some key quotes from Congressman Roy are below and full footage of the appearance can be found at the link here:

May 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) issued the following statement Friday morning regarding preliminary April immigration numbers:

According to reliable sources on the ground and based on media reports of approximately 6,000 apprehensions per day over the past month - apprehensions for the month of April will end up near 175,000, which will bring the 2021 apprehension levels to over 500,000. 

April 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — On Friday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) issued the following statement in response to media reports that unaccompanied migrant children housed at the at the San Antonio Freeman Coliseum are being mistreated and released to human traffickers: