Republican Governor Greg Abbott said Texas will begin to build its own border barriers between Texas and Mexico as the border crisis continues to explode and the Biden administration fails to “do its job.”
Speaking to Breitbart Texas on Thursday, Abbott said his state “will immediately begin building border barriers in areas where migrants can easily cross the Rio Grande border with Mexico.”
“The barriers will, in part, enable state law enforcement to arrest migrants for violations of state law,” Breitbart noted.
“The influx across the border is out of control, and the Biden administration has shown that [it] is not going to step up and do its job,” the Republican governor said before attending a border summit in Del Rio, Texas. “And amidst reports of even more people coming in across the border, we know we have to step up and do more.”
Del Rio “is suffering from some of the largest increases” of illegal immigrants, he told the news outlet. “They’re seeing