Rep. Chris Jacobs tours detention center at the southern border

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(WIVB) — Congressman Chris Jacobs was at the southern border Thursday.

The Republican from Orchard Park joined Republican colleagues for a three-day trip.

They’re touring a detention center and an airbase in Texas.

Jacobs spoke about his experience at the border in a video posted on Twitter and said the border agents are making a plea for help.

“That they are getting overwhelmed, that they’re seeing incredibly dangerous individuals who are coming across the border here. a lot more criminals. they mentioned a real concern about terrorists,” said Jacobs.

Congressman Jacobs and his colleagues also met with local sheriffs at the southern border.

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