The Thursday letter invited Pelosi to McAllen, Texas, to get a firsthand look at the border and asked the speaker to "stop pretending" that she cares about federal workers.
Renea Perez, whose husband is also a Border Patrol agent, added Monday that those protecting the border need a wall in high-traffic areas.
But Customs and Border Protection has filled only about 2,000 positions, says the Times, and hasn't even caught up to the hiring number Congress ordered in 2016 (21,360 agents).
"I just felt that it was really important that our leaders come here and see what's happening firsthand".
Nationwide, complaints have increased about such checks in the past two years, as debate rages over President Trump's plan to build a wall. "It's important for them to meet with the people that are here on a daily basis, that are witnessing it and the effect that it has on our country".
Manikarnika scores the highest opening weekend numbers for any Kangana Ranaut film
For one, director Krish Jagarlmudi had to opt out halfway to direct another film and Kangana took over the director's seat. In a recent interview, Krish hit back at Kangana for saying that she had directed 70% of the film.
Pelosi has shown no signs of bending on the president's push for a wall, despite his offers of concessions - and despite her stated support for a wall when former President Barack Obama, a fellow Democrat, was in office.
"Border Patrol and our agents, the experts here, have been asking for it for years", Demanski explained. "Now we have a president who has come here and seen first-hand the need and has had our backs". "I don't know of many presidents that really have gone through the turmoil that he's gone through to try and help us try to get this".
"Bills don't stop, so we were feeling like we were forgotten", Perez said.
She said on Fox & Friends that elected officials should meet with Border Patrol agents on the ground to see the work they're doing. She claimed that a border would slow down the group and allow for additional agents to arrive to ensure that the migrants are stopped without putting her husband at significant risk. "And we want them to come here and make an informed decision and to see what's really going on".
While the border wall funding fight will continue, the temporary spending measures did kick in $1.3 billion for security measures at the border that don't have to do with the border wall Trump proposes.
"I explained to them that I was granted asylum here in the United States, and that the work permit they now hold and the license are impossible to get unless your presence here is legal", said Elshieky, a native of Libya, said in a tweet.