Rep. Ben Cline Visits Southern Border and Holding Facilities

August 9, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) recently returned from a two-day trip to McAllen, Texas, to meet with members of Customs and Border Patrol. The trip also included a tour of our nation’s southern border with Mexico, as well as a Department of Homeland Security holding facility.

“Visiting our southern border reaffirmed my commitment to ensuring law enforcement agencies get the resources they need to effectively curb illegal immigration and address the ongoing humanitarian crises,” Cline said. “Hearing firsthand from our dedicated Border Patrol agents regarding the challenges they face highlighted the need for continued Congressional action to fix our broken immigration system. I thank the men and women of our Border Patrol for their hard work and passion for protecting our country.”

Congressman Ben Cline became the 35th Congressman to represent the Sixth District of Virginia in 2019. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2002 to 2018. Cline grew up in Rockbridge County and lives near his hometown with his wife and two daughters.