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May 17, 2022

TOMORROW @ 2PM: Hearing on DHS’s Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, May 18th at 2pm, the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, chaired by Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA), will hold a hearing to examine the Department’s strategy to combat fentanyl and illicit drugs from entering our borders. Federal witnesses will discuss the resources and authorities used for seizing opioids at land, air, and sea ports of entry, as well as at international mail facilities. Witnesses will also discuss successes, challenges, and recommendations to reduce the flow of opioids into American communities.

This rescheduled hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website.

Event details:

WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing: Examining DHS’s Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

WHEN: Wednesday, May 18 @ 2pm (new time and date)

WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building


  • Mr. Brian Sulc, Executive Director, Transnational Organized Crime Mission Center, Office of Intelligence & Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Pete Flores, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Steve Cagan, Assistant Director for Countering Transnational Organized Crime, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Updated info and livestream available here.

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