February 12, 2019

America First Policies To Join Angel Families On Capitol Hill For “Secure The Border” Event

America First Policies is pleased to announce it will join Women for Trump and U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney to host a “Secure the Border” press conference tomorrow, February 13, to stand with Angel Families from around the country and support efforts to secure our nation's border. 

The event will take place in Washington, D.C., at the House Triangle (located on the House side of the Capitol's East Front) at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Other coalition partners assisting with the event are Women for America First, We Build the WallAdvocates for Victims of Illegal Alien Crimes (AVIAC), and Angel Families.

“America First Policies is honored to stand alongside the courageous families of the thousands of Americans who have lost their lives at the hands of illegal immigrants,” said Erin Montgomery, communications director at America First Policies. “No family should have to endure the pain and suffering that these families have experienced. We cannot wait another day for Congress to follow President Trump’s lead and put the safety and security of the American people first.”

America First Policies has invested more than $1.2 million in the fight to build the border wall—a campaign that includes TV and digital ads featuring Angel Moms Michelle Root and Mary Ann Mendoza and former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan, all of whom will attend tomorrow's event. The group also developed a real-time ticker that shows an estimate of how many illegal immigrants have attempted to cross the southern border since Jan. 1, 2019. 

The following is a detailed list of who will be in attendance tomorrow. As members of Congress and other leaders RSVP to the event, this list will be updated.

  • U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming 
  • Amy Kremer, Women for Trump
  • Tom Homan, Former Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • Mark Morgan, Former Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol during the Obama administration
  • Kris Kobach, Former Kansas Secretary of State
  • Radio host Rose Tennent of “Rose Unplugged” 

Angel Families & Families of Opioid Victims:

  • Wendy Corcoran - Angel Mom
  • Avery Corcoran - Angel Sister
  • Sabine Durden - Angel Mom
  • Maureen Laquerre - Angel Sister
  • Maureen Maloney - Angel Mom
  • Mary Ann Mendoza - Angel Mom
  • Susan Stevens - lost daughter to opioids
  • Vickie Lyon - Angel Mom
  • Kathryn Hall - Angel Mom
  • Agnes Gibboney - Angel Mom
  • Michelle Root - Angel Mom
  • Judy and Tony Zieto - Angel Mom & Dad
  • Laura Wilkerson - Angel Mom
  • Marie Vega - Angel Mom
  • Melanie Kortlang - Angel Mom
  • Shellie Woods - Angel Mom
  • Dennis Bixby - Angel Dad
  • Lori & Cristin Vargas - Angel Mom & Aunt
  • Gene Vargas - Angel Dad
  • Angelina Vargas - Angel Mom
  • Marla Wolff - Angel Wife
  • Dan Ferguson - Angel Dad
  • Kiyan Michael - Angel Mom
  • Boni Driskell - Angel Mom
  • Cynthia Scalf - Angel Mom
  • Don Rosenberg - Angel Dad
  • Arlene Cohen - Angel Mom
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