Sen. Cramer Votes to Support Fixing the Crisis at the Southern Border

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) voted against Joint Resolution 54, a resolution of disapproval that would terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration to fix the crisis at the southern border.

“I have seen the crisis at the southern border firsthand,” said Senator Cramer. “Our immigration law enforcement officers are the best in the world, but Democrats are playing politics and attempting to hurt President Trump by trying to prevent these officers from receiving the...

Sen. Cramer Pushes Energy, Agriculture, National Security & Immigration Reform with Indian Prime Minister at 'Howdy Modi' in Houston

HOUSTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) was an honored guest at the Texas India Forum’s “Howdy Modi” event in Texas this weekend, where he met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his priorities and spent time with President Trump and other elected officials. The Prime Minister offered his appreciation for the Senator’s attendance and his commitment towards strong ties between the two countries.

“I am grateful to our hosts and the 55,000 Indian Americans in attendance for...

Sen. Cramer: DoD Will Not Use ND Military Project Funds for Border Wall Construction

GRAND FORKS, ND – U.S. Senator and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) member Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will not use funds designated for North Dakota military projects to pay for border wall construction.

 “I am pleased to see no military projects in North Dakota will be impacted. Our National Guard recently broke ground on a Readiness Center in Fargo, which will not only help the local community but will also bolster our entire military’s...

Sen. Cramer Tours Border Wall, Port of Entry Facilities, and Processing Centers at the Southern Border

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EL PASO, T.X. – Today, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) traveled to El Paso, Texas, to tour a port of entry, border wall construction, and an ICE processing center at the southern border with agents from Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

“The men and women who work to protect our border are the very best our nation has to offer,” said Senator Cramer. ...

Sen. Cramer to Visit Southern Border

BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) announced today he will visit the southern border on Tuesday, August 27.

“There is a crisis at the southern border,” said Senator Cramer as he announced the tour. “I am going to El Paso to see this crisis first hand and to hear from our law enforcement on the ground about what they need from us.”

Senator Cramer will use his visit to observe border wall construction, port of entry operations, detention facilities, and Customs and Border Protection...

Sen. Cramer Receives Update from Army Corps on Border Wall, Vows to Continue Holding Them Accountable

Senator Vows to Continue Holding Them Accountable

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement after meeting with Lt. General Todd Semonite and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) leaders:

“We received an update on wall construction and the bidding process, as well as a number of documents and the answers to questions we requested from the Army Corps. I believe we have their attention and are in a position to succeed. I look forward to reviewing the new...

Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Introduce Asylum Abuse Reduction Act

WASHINGTON — Today, as the border crisis becomes increasingly concerning, Sen. Inhofe, along with Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) introduced theAsylum Abuse Reduction Act. Rep. Kevin Hern (OK-01) introduced the companion legislation in the House of Representatives.

This legislation will complement the President’s work to build a wall by addressing immigration loopholes to strengthen the integrity of the asylum process...

Senate Passes Emergency Funding to Address the Humanitarian Crisis at the Southern Border

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate passing the Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, a bill to provide emergency funding for addressing the humanitarian crisis at the southern border:

“This is an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. Each day thousands of immigrants arrive at our southern border, many of whom are children or victims of sex trafficking. We must be able to...

The Border Security Deal with Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement today on the border security deal reached last Friday by President Donald Trump and Mexico:

“President Trump pledged to put America’s safety first, and this bilateral agreement with Mexico represents another step toward fulfilling that promise. This joint effort includes unprecedented steps by Mexico to increase immigration enforcement, expedite the return of asylum seekers who illegally cross the border, and offer...

Senator Kevin Cramer Meets with Leaders of the Army Corps of Engineers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement today after meeting with Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Major General General Scott Spellmon, and other leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE):

“I and these Army Corps leaders discussed recent updates on border wall construction, permanent flooding relief for Fargo and Minot, North Dakota’s claim filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, and Select Energy...