Former US Congressman Will Hurd represented the 23rd District of Texas in the US House of Representatives from 2015 to 2021, serving constituents across 29 counties and two time zones from San Antonio to El Paso.

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A San Antonio native and Texas A&M Computer Science graduate, former US Congressman Will Hurd was an undercover officer in the CIA working on national and cybersecurity for nearly a decade. During his time as a member of the US House of Representatives, he focused on delivering bipartisan results for the 800,000 Texans he called his "bosses" by working with anyone, regardless of politics and party. Texas Monthly and Politico Magazine both dubbed him "the Future of the GOP."

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Border Stories: A night of talks on immigration, justice and freedom

September 12, 2019

Immigration can be a deeply polarizing topic. But at heart, immigration policies and practices reflect no less than our attitude towards humanity. At TEDSalon: Border Stories, we explored the reality of life at the US-Mexico border, the history of the US immigration policy and possible solutions for reform — and investigated what’s truly at stake. […]

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