Members of Alabama's congressional delegation took to Twitter to criticize the Biden administration's border policies and praise the passage of a new border security bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

The Republican-dominated House passed the Secure the Border Act on Thursday just as border security agents prepare for the end of coronavirus restrictions, known as Title 42, that have permitted them to quickly turn back migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border for the past three years. 

The bill, if passed, would restart construction on the border wall, increase the number of Border Patrol agents and alter laws about migrants seeking asylum and unaccompanied children. 

It would also mandate electronic citizen verification for employment, which has come under fire from more libertarian conservatives like U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), one of two Republicans to vote against the bill.

President Joe Biden promised earlier this week he would veto the bill if it makes it to his desk. But before it gets there, the bill must pass through the Senate, where Democrats hold a narrow majority. 

"The time for talk is over," U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said. "The President needs to stop willfully neglecting the border crisis and act with the best interest of Americans in mind."

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) shared a post by the House Republicans announcing the passage of the border security bill in the House.

"Congress is duty bound to protect our national security and that means securing our borders," Aderholt wrote. "The Biden Administration has never taken the crisis at the border seriously, Republicans are!"

"This is the plan that Joe Biden has threatened to veto," U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) tweeted. "Instead of working with us to make our southern border STRONGER than ever before, Joe Biden and Democrats want to sit back and watch our border be overrun by migrants.

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Madison) also shared his congratulations.

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) chimed in on Friday, accusing the White House of not wanting "to solve the problem" at the border.

"The Biden Administration doesn't want to solve the problem or end the surge," tweeted Britt. "They simply want to reclassify mass illegal migration as legal immigration to artificially make the numbers look better."

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