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It’s Not Over, Says Texas Governor Following SCOTUS Border Razor-Wire Order

“This is not over,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted on Monday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Border Patrol agents can cut the razor-wire border barriers along the Rio Grande. The court granted an emergency appeal from the Biden administration allowing federal agents to access the Texas border with Mexico being fenced off by the Texas Military Department.

Border Patrol moves razor wire. (File Photos: State of Texas)

Federal Appeals Court Reverses Position, Allows Texas Floating Barrier to Remain

The State of Texas secured a rehearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that will allow the floating buoy barrier installed in the Rio Grande to remain in place until the full court hears the case. The en banc court hearing will take place in May 2024 and reverses a prior ruling ordering the state to remove the barrier system.

Migrants who crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico walk past large buoys being deployed as a

Migrant Groups Continue Crossing Texas Border Despite Intense Heat

Several groups of migrants crossed the Rio Grande, immediately surrendering to authorities. The largest of the groups, nearly 50 in total, surrendered to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers around midday on Sunday as Breitbart Texas looked on. Temperatures at the time hovered at 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Texas DPS troopers detain a group of migrants near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitba

Texas Governor Orders Installation of Floating Border Barrier in Rio Grande

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced his intention to install a floating barrier in the middle of the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas. The 1,000-foot-long structure, consisting of four-foot-wide buoys is a product manufactured by the Cochrane USA corporation. Abbot announced the installation of the barrier Thursday afternoon as he signed a host of border security bills in Austin.

Cochrane USA Floating Barriers -- Artist's rendition on Rio Grande in Texas.

Construction to Begin on Border Barrier in Arizona

Construction is scheduled to begin next week to close gaps in border barriers near the Yuma Morelos Dam Project. It appears the improvements will tie into shipping container barriers put in place by the State of Arizona.

The sun sets behind a gap along the border wall at the Morelos Dam between the US and Mexi

EXCLUSIVE: Texas to Build Its Own Border Barriers, Says Governor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott told Breitbart Texas the 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.

Record numbers of migrants cross border into Del Rio Sector in May. (Photo: U.S. Border Pa