Greg Abbott

Construction of Texas-Funded Border Wall Underway

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the State began construction of its own border wall. The announcement comes as construction crews began erecting bollard walls in the Rio Grande Valley Sector on Texas-owned property. “Texas has officially started building its own

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveils new state-funded border wall. (Office of the Texas Governor)

Democrat Reps Call for Investigation into Texas Border Security Operation

A group of 26 Democrat representatives called on the federal government to launch an investigation into Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s “Operation Lone Star” border enforcement operation. In a letter, led by San Antonio Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX), to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and United States Attorney General Merrick Garland, the members of Congress requested an immediate investigation into what they believe is Abbott’s effort to create a “separate state immigration policy”.

Texas DPS troopers encounter a group of migrants during Operation Lone Star. (File Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas ‘Catch & Jail’ Program Collars 7000 Migrants

More migrants illegally crossing the border from Mexico into Texas are finding themselves incarcerated under the state’s “Catch and Jail” plan. They are being arrested by the thousands under “Operation Lone Star” put in place by Governor Greg Abbott earlier this year.

FILE - In this June 16, 2021 file photo, Texas Department of Public Safety officers work with a group of migrants who crossed the border and turned themselves in Del Rio, Texas. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's newest immigration crackdown, allowing state troopers to pull over vehicles suspected of carrying …