Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis along with dozens of other sheriffs from around the country to meet with the president in Washington.
WBOC reports that Lewis argued for tougher border security.
He blamed undocumented immigrants for making it harder to protect the people of the county.
Speaking with the television station after the event Lewis claimed that thousands of undocumented immigrants have contributed to the nation’s drug problem.
Lewis along with his fellow sheriffs told a news conference that he supports a measure on Capitol Hill for construction of a wall along the border.