PRESCOTT, AZ - Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after visiting the southern border with his staff and volunteers in San Luis, Arizona to clean up garbage left by illegal aliens crossing the border.
“I was just at the border again this past week filling countless bags of trash from all the litter, drugs and crack-pipes dumped on our ground by illegal aliens when they cross our southern border.
In addition to the health, humanitarian and national security crisis there also exits a growing environmental crisis caused by the open border policies of the Biden Administration. We picked up over a thousand pounds of rubbish and literally filled countless trash bags.
I am grateful to San Luis Mayor Sanchez for inviting my staff and me to help clean up the horrific mess. Mr. Biden’s open border policies are wrecking our beautiful desert land and unique ecosystems.
“Thank you, Congressman Gosar for your continuous support of our Ports of Entry, thank you and your volunteers for helping us clean up our deserts, it was an honor to have you and your staff spend the day with us,” added Mayor Gerardo Sanchez.
“I am thankful to Mayor Sanchez for inviting my staff and me to participate in the clean-up. I am also grateful for the nearly fifty volunteers that helped out. It’s now been more than five weeks since Mr. Biden named Kamala Harris as the Border Czar, yet neither she nor Mr. Biden have visited the border to see first-hand the crisis they created. Mr. Biden needs to recognize the crisis, finally visit the border, and change his disastrous policies,” concluded Rep. Gosar.
Please enjoy a few photos from our trip below.
Pictured from left to right: City Manager Tadeo Azael De La Hoya, San Luis Police Chief Richard Jessup, San Luis Vice Mayor Matias Rosales, San Luis Mayor Gerardo Sanchez, Yuma County Supervisor Jonathan Lines, Congressman Paul Gosar, La Paz County Assessor Anna Camacho, City of San Luis Canine Unit and Police Team.
Congressman Gosar and staff.
Congressman Gosar and team of volunteers pick up garbage at southern border.
Congressman Gosar picks up trash near southern border.
Congressman Gosar stands at the southern border wall, Yuma sector.