WATCH: Secretary of Homeland Security to deliver remarks on border

Border Report

FILE – In this June 25, 2021 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas talks to the media after he and Vice President Kamala Harris toured of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Central Processing Center in El Paso, Texas. Senior members of President Joe Biden’s administration are in Mexico Tuesday for talks on addressing illegal migration to the U.S., according to the White House. National security adviser Jake Sullivan, Homeland Security secretary Ali Mayorkas are leading the delegation to meet with senior Mexican government officials about working jointly to slow crossings along the U.S. southern border. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — A coalition of border leaders from South Texas have agreed to ask President Joe Biden’s top border official for a total “moratorium on migrant releases” when he visits the region Thursday, Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz told Border Report.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is scheduled to stop in Brownsville and is holding a roundtable discussion with border leaders in McAllen, several invited guests have told Border Report.

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