border security

Ernst asks for more details about Iowa State Patrol mission to the border

BY: - July 14, 2021

The state should share more details about the state trooper mission to the border, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Wednesday. “It would be nice to know what they’re engaged in, what agencies they’re working with and how our taxpayer dollars are being spent,” Ernst said on a call with Iowa reporters. Brendan Conley, communications director […]

Reynolds: State trooper mission to Texas was funded by Iowa

BY: - July 12, 2021

Nearly 30 Iowa State Patrol officers are currently assisting at the U.S.-Mexico border in a trip financed by Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Monday. The state announced in June that it would send some Iowa state troopers to the border for two weeks, responding to a request for assistance from Texas and Arizona. The State […]

Reynolds orders Iowa State Patrol to the U.S.-Mexico border

BY: - June 24, 2021

Iowa State Patrol officers will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Thursday. “My first responsibility is to the health and safety of Iowans and the humanitarian crisis at our nation’s southern border is affecting all 50 states,” Reynolds said in a news release. “The rise in drugs, human trafficking, and violent […]

Grassley to visit U.S.-Mexico border as Biden faces heat for policies

BY: - March 24, 2021

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley plans to visit federal border camps Thursday and Friday to check conditions that continue to be a source of  controversy for the Biden administration.  Grassley, R-Iowa, said he will visit the U.S.-Mexico border late Thursday and Friday to see conditions at government camps that are housing many children, some of whom […]

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

BY: - January 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to Congress Thursday that would lay out a path for nearly 11 million undocumented people to obtain citizenship within eight years. Immigration has been one of the toughest issues for Congress to tackle, and the legislation’s fate is unclear in a […]