Democratic Members Visit CBP Facility Where 8-Year-Old Felipe Gómez Alonzo Died, Calling for Investigation

Jan 7, 2019
5:54 PM

On Monday, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and some of their Democratic colleagues held a press conference in Alamogordo, New Mexico, as they called for an investigation into the death of 8-year-old Felipe Gómez Alonzo in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody.

The following is a live video of the press conference. Speakers included Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM), Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA), Rep Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA), Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) and Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX).