Texas will build its own border wall in response to Biden’s migrant crisis, governor announces

By Kaylee Greenlee

Texas will build its own border wall as migrants continue illegally entering the state, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, the Austin American-Statesman reported.

Abbott hosted a border security meeting with Texas law enforcement officials to discuss how they can combat illegal entry at the border, according to Abbott.

Abbott criticized the Biden administration’s policies for causing an increase in illegal migration to the southern border.

“I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall in the state of Texas,” Abbott said, the American-Statesman reported.

The Biden admin promised to end border wall construction, but continued seizing Texan’s land through April for new sections of the wall to be installed, the Daily Caller News Foundation reported.

“President Biden’s open-border policies have led to a humanitarian crisis at our southern border as record levels of illegal immigrants, drugs, and contraband pour into Texas,” Abbott said in a statement.

The Biden administration threatened Tuesday to sue Abbott if the state follows through with plans to close federal facilities holding migrant minors operating in the state, the DCNF reported. The Biden administration argued Abbott’s disaster declaration discriminates against the federal government by targeting facilities it contracts with.

“While securing the border is the federal government’s responsibility, Texas will not sit idly by as this crisis grows,” Abbott added. “The state is working collaboratively with communities impacted by the crisis to arrest and detain individuals coming into Texas illegally.”

Customs and Border Protection officials apprehended over 180,000 migrants at the southern border in May, according to the agency. Nearly 51,000 of migrants apprehended in May were encountered along Texas’ Rio Grande Valley sector and another 40,000 were apprehended in the Laredo and Del Rio sectors.

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5 thoughts on “Texas will build its own border wall in response to Biden’s migrant crisis, governor announces

  1. The 1,954 miles (3,145 km) border between the United States and Mexico traverses a variety of terrains, including urban areas and deserts.

    The border from the Gulf of Mexico to El Paso, Texas, follows along the Rio Grande forming a natural barrier.

    Texas and Mexico share 1,254 miles of common border and are joined by 28 international bridges and border crossings. This number includes two dams, one hand-drawn ferry, and 25 other crossings that allow commercial, vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

    If Texas completes its border (1954 – 1254), per FEDERAL STANDARDS, only 700 miles of border from West Texas to the Pacific needs to be more or less upgraded.

  2. Generating mayhem and anarchy is a Marxist takeover tactic. Biden is overloading the system by encouraging the invasion. Lest you doubt, consider that the Progressives are letting convicted criminals out of jail, releasing arrested suspects without bail. Communist revolution? Every day is Bastille day. Next: The Progressive Committee of Public Safety?

    • Francisco,

      Biden himself does not have a clue regarding what is going on in the US.
      He cannot formulate a rational sentence on any topic

      He is made to look good by much-practiced, big smiles, glad-handing folks, feeling/smelling some folks, which gives them that creepy-go-away feeling.

      Biden’s behind-the-scenes, anonymous HANDLERS are purposely generating mayhem, and unlawfully encouraging migrants to come from ALL OVER THE WORLD, including from various sh.. hole countries, no one has ever heard of.

      • They created the same mayhem with universal mail-in ballots, sent to all sorts of people, including the dead, the lazy to vote, the moved away, felons in jail, across-the-border-walking illegals, non-citizens, and the underaged.

        The mail-ins provided all sorts of new avenues to “explore”, including harvesting, preparing ballots weeks BEFORE the election to be used AFTER THE ELECTION, in case of Trump being too far ahead on election day!! All was recorded on video.

        They were brought in after dark, when counting centers were closed, to be counted the next few days until Biden was safely ahead.

  3. Great, then I would send a bill over to Illigimate Joe’s administration, it seems he has
    trillions to spend on liberal nonsense, so maybe he can do something for the Country.

    We want immigrants, but we want them to come here legally as these border jumpers
    are a slap in the face of those immigrants that came here legally !!

    The southern border is a disgrace

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