Editor’s Note: This Story has been updated with new details.
MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas will be in Brownsville on Thursday, August 12 as the ongoing migrant situation continues.
According to a release, Secretary Mayorkas will meet with local officials and community leaders and will receive operational updates and engage with the DHS frontline workforce.
Mayorkas is expected to hold a media conference. ValleyCentral stream it live.
In May, Mayorkas visited the Rio Grande Valley to tour the migrant processing facility in Donna.
During that trip, Mayorkas glimpsed what life is like for unaccompanied migrant children who come to the United States and are then taken under the care of DHS.