Jun 4, 2021
On June 1, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration in southern Texas. The intention of this disaster declaration was to increase the number of resources being sent to the border during a time when migrant inflows have been on the rise.
According to a report by Kaylee Greenlee at the Daily Caller, “Law enforcement officials were directed to prosecute illegal immigrants under applicable federal and state criminal laws including smuggling, human trafficking and trespassing, Abbott said in the press release.”
Abbott argued that illegal aliens are infringing on private property rights