Congressman Valadao Visits Southern Border
Congressman David G. Valadao concluded a Congressional Delegation visit to the United States - Mexico Southwest Border. Facilitated by the Department of Homeland Security, Congressman Valadao traveled to San Ysidro, San Diego, and Otay Mesa, California.Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) concluded a Congressional Delegation visit to the United States - Mexico Southwest Border. Facilitated by the Department of Homeland Security, Congressman Valadao, joined by Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) and Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA) traveled to San Ysidro, San Diego, and Otay Mesa, California.
The trip, which focused on conditions at U.S. Detention and Processing Centers, border security infrastructure, and potential threats to our southern border, included site visits, briefings, and operational demonstrations.
At the San Ysidro Port of Entry Members witnessed canine utilization demonstrations and were briefed on pedestrian and vehicle inspection procedures, multi-layered enforcement operations and seizures, and Z-PORTAL technology.
In Otay Mesa, California, Members received aerial and ground tours of terrain and border security infrastructure, including the Galvez Tunnel site. Additionally, Members visited and received an operational briefing at the Border Wall Prototype site. Furthermore, Members were given an in-depth briefing on coastal threats and AMOC Intel Briefings, at Air and Marine North Island Naval Air Station.
For more information, please contact Anna Vetter by phone at (202) 225-4695 or by email.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents California’s 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.