Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration Tuesday in the face of an overwhelming influx of illegal immigration since President Joe Biden took office.
“Landowners along the border are seeing their property damaged and vandalized on a daily basis while the Biden Administration does nothing to protect them,” Abbott said in a press release. “Texas continues to step up to confront the border crisis in the federal government’s absence.”
— Brad Johnson (@bradj_TX) June 1, 2021
The governor said Tuesday’s disaster declaration will now open state access to resources and strategies to handle the spike in immigration that is also bringing spikes in other crimes.
In one south Texas community, profiled by Federalist Political Editor John Davidson, residents say the immigration issue is the worst it’s ever been, featuring car chases, broken