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Members of the press packed the Mission City Council Chambers to hear Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Henry Cuellar discuss border issues.

The City of Mission held a round table discussion and press conference to introduce the Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency (HUMANE) Act. The HUMANE Act is bipartisan legislation designed to reform current law and solve the ongoing humanitarian crisis on our southern border. U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Henry Cuellar are proposing the Humane ACT. Thank you to all who attended, including:

  • U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas
  • U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, TX-28
  • Mission Mayor Beto Salinas
  • McAllen Mayor Jim Darling
  • Hidalgo Mayor Martin Cepeda
  • Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia
  • Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell
  • Pharr Mayor Polo Palacios
  • Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal
  • Palmview Mayor Jerry Perez
  • Palmhurst Mayor Ramiro Rodriguez
  • La Joya Mayor Jose Salinas
  • Starr County Judge Eloy Vera
  • Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia
  • Martin Garza, City Manager, City of Mission
  • Alex Meade, President, Mission Economic Development Corporation
  • Roy Rodriguez, City Manager, City of McAllen
  • Rigo Villarreal, Superintendent of Bridges, City of McAllen
  • Jimmy Garza, Commissioner, City of Pharr
  • Fred Sandolval, City Manager, City of Mission
  • Jesse Hereford, Chairman, Border Trade Alliance
  • Sam Vale, Owner, Starr-Camargo International Bridge