The state of Texas is taking matters into their own hands as President Joe Biden continues to ignore the ongoing crisis at the souther border.
Texas has announced an “enhanced border security effort” where they are sending 400 Texas National Guard members and State Troopers to El Paso to assist with the ongoing crisis.
In photos that have been released by the Texas Military Department, the 36th Infantry Division troops created a border wall of their own with razor wire to stop illegals from pouring into Texas.
According to the Texas Tribune, over 1,000 yards of razor wire have been placed just this week.
Check it out below:
This morning, service members deployed to El Paso, Texas constructed a triple-strand concertina barrier near the border to secure the area from illegal crossings@36thInfantryDiv pic.twitter.com/MpGLS7axYs
— Texas Military Dept. (@TXMilitary) December 20, 2022
This development was also reported on by Fox News national correspondent Bill Melugin.
NEW: More @FoxNews video showing TX National Guard deployment to Rio Grande in El Paso, TX. Concertina wire deployed and humvees lining up in same area where massive caravan crossed last week.
TX Gov. Abbott sent 400 soldiers to El Paso in advance of possible T42 drop tonight. pic.twitter.com/OiUwTYbd6a
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) December 20, 2022
“The Texas National Guard has activated and deployed airlift assets from the 136th Airlift Wing in Fort Worth, Texas. These aircraft and support personnel have been on alert status since last Thursday,” said the Texas Military Department’s Twitter account.
The Texas National Guard has activated and deployed airlift assets from the 136th Airlift Wing in Fort Worth, Texas. These aircraft and support personnel have been on alert status since last Thursday.
— Texas Military Dept. (@TXMilitary) December 19, 2022
“The deployment includes a Security Response Force composed of elements of the 606th Military Police Battalion mobilizing to El Paso, Texas,” said the Texas Military Department. “A second Security Response Force from the 236th MP Company remains on high alert, prepared to deploy if needed, to other areas of the border.”
This is not the only action that the state of Texas has taken to combat the Biden Border crisis.
Late Christmas Eve, three buses carrying illegal immigrants sent by Texas Governor Greg Abbott arrived in Washington D.C. One of the buses dropped the migrants off at Vice President Kamala Harris’ home.
This is the latest instance where the Texas governor has dropped off migrants in D.C. in a desperate attempt for the White House to take the border crisis seriously.
Check out what Fox News reported:
The migrants were then helped by the Migrant Solidarity Mutual Aid Network and taken to a local church, according to 7News reporter Christian Flores.
Gov. Abbott began sending migrants from border cities to the nation’s capital in April, in an effort to pressure the Biden administration to take action on immigration enforcement and border security. This practice has been widely criticized.
On Tuesday, Abbott wrote a letter to President Biden, urging the president to take the border more seriously as he cited the freezing temperatures.
“This terrible crisis for border communities in Texas is a catastrophe of your own making,” he wrote. “The need to address this crisis is not the job of border states like Texas. Instead, the U.S. Constitution dictates that it is your job, Mr. President, to defend the borders of our country, regulate our nation’s immigration, and manage those who seek refuge here,” he said.
It's Christmas Eve and about 50 migrants were dropped off in front of Kamala Harris' residence with the temperature in the teens. Another stunt by Greg Abbott. pic.twitter.com/wUjkxplYmB
— Fifty Shades of Whey (@davenewworld_2) December 25, 2022
Here are the migrants being loaded up in D.C. after being dropped off:
The third and final bus of migrants of the night of migrants buses up to D.C. from Texas arriving, with Migrant Solidarity Mutual Aid Network taking them to a church: pic.twitter.com/Y65B8RnilZ
— Christian Flores (@CFloresNews) December 25, 2022
Fox News continues:
The Department of Homeland Security projects between 9,000 and 15,000 migrant encounters a day once the policy ends, a surge that would add to the already highest annual total of encounters in U.S. history.
Earlier this month, a bus from Texas carrying about 30 Nicaraguan migrants dropped its passengers outside Harris’s residence.
In September, several buses dropped off about 100 migrants outside the residence.
“Our supposed Border Czar, Vice President Kamala Harris, has yet to even visit the border to see firsthand the impact of the open border policies she has helped implement, even going so far as to claim the border is ‘secure,’” Abbott said at the time. “Texas will continue sending migrants to sanctuary cities like Washington, D.C., until President Biden and Border Czar Harris step up and do their jobs to secure the border.”
The Texas National Guard is doing the federal government’s job at our border.
They’re working around the clock to stop illegal crossings into Texas, including on Christmas Day.
Thank your for protecting our state & our nation. pic.twitter.com/C4xCLAbCMB
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) December 23, 2022
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