EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Sen. Ted Cruz is in El Paso on Friday to meet with the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Cruz will be participating in a round table with the chamber that is expected to begin at noon on Friday.
Topics that will be discussed include Afghanistan, immigration, national security, COVID-19 and trade.
Before the round table, Cruz toured the area of Fort Bliss where refugees from Afghanistan will be housed. He tweeted about the visit, saying he thinks refugees should not be brought to the United States without full security checks.
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar responded to Cruz’s tweet about Afghan refugees saying they are having security checks.