Mission welcomes Gov. Abbott

AUSTIN, TX - MAY 18: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces the reopening of more Texas businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Monday, May 18, 2020. Abbott said that childcare facilities, youth camps, some professional sports, and bars may now begin to fully or partially reopen their facilities as outlined by regulations listed on the Open Texas website. (Photo by Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool/Getty Images)

Today Governor Greg Abbott visited Mission to discuss border security as well as migrants crossing into the Country.

Abbott visited Anzalduas Park in Mission, where he held a conference to give more details about immigration and the secure of the Texas border.

“There is a crisis on the Texas border right now with the overwhelming number of people who are coming across the border. This crisis is a result of President Biden’s open border policies. It invites illegal immigration and is creating a humanitarian crisis in Texas right now and will grow increasingly worse by the day,”

said Abbott. 

Gov. Abbott also called for more funding for ICE .

“The Biden administration does not want to talk about ICE…[it] is essential in this entire process and we expect the President to step up fully fund and actually add additional funding to the ICE program”.


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