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Edinburg, TX. 78541
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Edinburg, Texas (Dec. 14, 2017) – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited the Rio Grande Valley less than a week after taking office.

Nielsen visited with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Rio Grande Valley Sector where for a briefing on the need for border security. Nielsen also toured the border accompanied by CBP agents.

After the tour, Nielsen addressed the media at a press conference where she touched on topics including sanctuary cities, border security, immigration, and the border wall.

To view Nielsen’s full press conference tune to the Edinburg Cable News channel 95-12.