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      LIVE: Texas Congressmen news conference regarding immigration crisis

      Texas Congressmen will tour the McAllen Border Patrol detention facilities, attend a briefing from Border Patrol agents, and hold a live news conference at 10:15 a.m. June 27.

      Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (TX-D-15) will be joined by Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-D-34), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and Bennie G. Thompson (MS-D-2), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, for a tour of McAllen Border Patrol detention facilities and briefing from Border Patrol agents regarding unaccompanied children at 9 a.m. June 27.

      The news conference will be LIVE immediately following the tour, beginning at approximately 10:15 a.m.

      At 11:15 a.m., the Congressmen will then visit Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen to speak to unaccompanied children and volunteer workers who are assisting the refugees.