Texas, like other red states, rejects the progressive measures of Joe Biden, the president of the United States, on migration.
Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas who promotes severe and restrictive immigration policies, appointed a border guard whose sole role will be to supervise the construction of the wall that divides the Mexican territory from the United States.
Container wall collapsed in Arizona that prevented passage on the US-Mexico border
“This is a full-time job, requiring a leader whose sole focus is responding to President Biden’s open border policies,” Abbott said before overseeing the installation of a portion of the wall in the southern tip city of San Benito. country.
MAJOR NEWS: Announcing Texas’ first-ever Border Czar!
With 20+ years in Border Patrol & law enforcement, Mike Banks is the perfect choice to oversee our fight against the surge of illegal immigration, deadly drugs, & weapons at our border.
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—Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) January 30, 2023
“A border wall (…) is just one way Texas is responding to President Biden’s refusal to enforce immigration laws,” he added.
Mike Banks, the “leader” chosen by Abbott, is a decorated border guard with more than three decades of experience on the border with Mexico.
Banks will work with the Military Department and the Department of Public Safety of Texas, as part of “Operation Lone Star” launched in 2021 to “deter and repel migrants who illegally cross into Texas from Mexico,” the state government explained in a statement. release.
The US-Mexico border stretches for about 1,900 miles (3,100 km), more than half in Texas. (YO)
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