>Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar received notification today that Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has made a decision not to move forward this year on the construction of three proposed border fence segments in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector in Starr County , Texas ( Rio Grande City and Roma) and Hidalgo County , Texas (Los Ebanos).
Congressman Cuellar urges CBP to continue to address the security situation on the border with increased resources, including manpower, lighting, roads, technology and the eradication of Carrizo cane.
Congressman Cuellar is available for comment.
Congressman Henry Cuellar is a member of the House Homeland Security, Small Business, and Agriculture Committees in the 110th Congress; accessibility to constituents, education, health care, economic development and national security are his priorities. Congressman Cuellar is also a Senior Whip.