Border closure! Texas Governor orders the closure of six entrances with Mexico due to a wave of migrants

Texas.- Six points of entry along the border between the United States and Mexico were closed this Thursday, September 16 by order of the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbot, this due to the wave of migrants that have been agglomerated in the Rio Grande, same that have doubled in the last days.

Abbot claimed that the crisis in the frontera with Mexico it is too serious and even the US Customs and Border Protection Office has requested the help of its government, since its agents are overwhelmed by chaos.

“Six hours after US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requested help from Texas to close ports of entry and secure the border, the Biden administration has now switched to a different strategy that abandons border security and Instead, it makes it easier for people to cross illegally and for cartels to exploit the border ”Abbott said in a statement distributed by his office.

In the official statement he stated that the Biden government is in complete disarray and is handling the border crisis just as badly as the evacuation from Afghanistan.

Among the border closure orders, the Texas Government ordered the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas National Guard to maintain their presence in and around ports of entry to deter crossings.

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This situation occurs at the same time that Mexico is dealing with a historical migratory flow that amounts to three times more than in 2020, with 147 thousand irregular migrants detected in the country from January to August, not counting the hundreds that were detected by the Mexican authorities. throughout the national territory in recent days.


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