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Tomorrow: Secretary Nielsen to Host Press Conference Following Tour of Southern Border

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Mac Pump Gate, Hidalgo, Texas

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, December 13, 2017, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen will host a press conference following a tour of the Southern border to discuss the need to secure the border.

The press conference will also be attended by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Deputy Commissioner Ron Vitiello, and Chief Patrol Agent Rio Grande Valley Sector Manuel Padilla, Jr.

Details for the press conference is as follows:

WHAT: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen to host press conference on securing the Southern border with CBP Acting Deputy Commissioner Ron Vitiello, and CBP RGV Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Padilla, Jr.


Mac Pump Gate
1144 International Blvd
Hidalgo, Texas


RSVP: Members of the media must RSVP to – please arrive no later than 12:30PM CST.

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Last Published Date: December 12, 2017
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