A group of House conservatives is seeking details on Transportation Security Administration (TSA) policies for screening undocumented immigrants at airports.
In a Friday letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which oversees TSA, the Republican lawmakers raised concerns about which forms of ID are being accepted before boarding.
“News reports have indicated that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been allowing migrants to board flights using a Form I-862, Notice to Appear, which informs a released alien of when to appear in court and is not one of the 15 forms of identification TSA accepts for air travel,” the lawmakers wrote. “The safety and security of the American public should always be our priority.”
The letter was signed by GOP Reps. Andy Biggs (Ariz.), Brian Babin (Texas), Matt Gaetz (Fla.), Michael Cloud (Texas), Chip Roy (Texas), Paul Gosar (Ariz.), Jeff Duncan (S.C.) and Jody Hice (Ga.).
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