Shutdown six points of entry along the Southern border was dictating by Governor Greg Abbott. In fact, he ordered a Southern state Department of Public Safety and its National Guard to assist with it.
Shutdown of Border Helps to Stop Caravans of Migrants From Coming Into the State
“It’s appalling. The sheer negligence of the Biden Administration to do their job and secure the border is unconscionable. Therefore, I have directed the Department of Public Safety to move forward personnel and vehicles to shut down six points of entry along the Southern border. This would be to stop the caravans from overrunning our state,” Governor Abbott said.
Dire Need at the Border Where There is Crisis and Chaos
“The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is requesting our help because the border crisis is so dire. It would be to assist with the agents who are overwhelming by the chaos. Unlike President Joe Biden, the State of Texas remains committed to securing our border and protecting Americans.” the statement read. Biden is letting things run amok and the migrants are hapless victims. This is a true human tragedy.
Shutdown of Border: Biden Administration Flip-Flops on the Security
On Thursday, Abbott’s office has issued another statement. It said that the Biden administration has, in fact, reversed the governor’s decision to close the points of entry. “The Biden Administration has now flip-flopped to a different strategy that does abandon border security thus making it easier for people to cross illegally and for cartels to exploit the border,” Abbott’s office said. “This is six hours after U.S. Customs and Border Protection have asked help from Texas to close ports of entry and therefore to secure the border. Abbott went on to say: “The Biden Administration is really in total disarray. It is handling the border crisis really as bad as the evacuation from Afghanistan.” Well, that’s totally true!
Directing the Texas DPS and Texas National Guard, the new statement did go on to say Abbott is now instead of telling them to “maintain their presence at and around ports of entry to deter crossings.”
Department of Homeland Security is Pulling Rank on the State of Texas
“The Department of Homeland Security says it is asking for help from the State of Texas to shut down ports of entry. That would be a violation of federal law for the Texas National Guard to unilaterally do so,” a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson said.