July 24, 2023

Texas Took On Border Security. Is It Working?

by The Journal

For two years, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has inundated the U.S.-Mexico border with thousands of state troopers and National Guardsmen and started work on a state-controlled border wall. He also built a new skeleton justice system with its own courts, judges and jails to lodge misdemeanor state trespassing charges against migrants. WSJ’s Elizabeth Findell discusses Operatio n Lone Star and whether or not it’s been successful.

Further Reading:

- Texas Spent Billions on Border Security. It’s Not Working.  

- Texas Trooper’s Email Describes Migrant Injuries at Southern Border 

Further Listening:

- What the End of Title 42 Means for U.S. Immigration Policy 

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