MCALLEN, TEXAS —Today, Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), along with a delegation of members from the Caucus, are traveling to the Southern Border for a two-day visit. The group of Republicans and Democrats will be visiting PSC Member Rep. Vicente Gonzalez’s (TX-15) District on a fact-finding mission to the U.S. – Mexico border. The Co-Chairs and delegation will discuss real, bipartisan solutions to the immigration and border security challenges America is facing. 

The Co-Chairs and delegation will meet with stakeholders such as federal, state, and local law enforcement, humanitarian organizations, and city leaders and tour the border, ports of entry, and processing centers. There will be media availability on Monday, April 12th, 2021, at 12:45 p.m. CST at Anzalduas Park.  

The following members will be on the trip: 

  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01)
  • Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05)
  • Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15)
  • Rep. Tom Suozzi (NY-03)
  • Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20)
  • Rep. Young Kim (CA-39)
  • Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17)
  • Rep. Ed Case (HI-01)
  • Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16)

*Please note, all timing is tentative and subject to change*

WHO: Bipartisan Delegation from the Problem Solvers Caucus 

WHAT: Press conference following bipartisan Congressional Delegation to the U.S. – Mexico border. 

WHEN: Monday, April 12th at approximately 12:45 p.m. CT; Press must be set by 12:30 p.m. CT.

WHERE: Anzalduas Park, Covered Area, 6400 Anzalduas Dam Rd, Mission, TX 78572

NOTE: Members of the press interested in attending the media availability must RSVP to Jason Johnson via email at or phone at (202) 802-2963. All media must RSVP and be credentialed to attend. The day of contact for directions is Andrei Defino at (956) 252-5200.


The Problem Solvers Caucus is a bipartisan group in Congress comprised of 58 members – equally divided between Democrats and Republicans – who are committed to forging bipartisan cooperation on key issues.