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Texas Dedicates $250 Million to Build Border Wall

The State of Texas announced the dedication of $250 million to a disaster fund to build wall systems along its border with Mexico. The $250 million is being transferred from appropriated funds from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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70 Percent of Migrants in May Entered Texas-Based Border Sectors

Nearly 70 percent of the 172,011 migrants apprehended at the U.S. southern border crossed into the five Texas-based Border Patrol sectors. Governor Greg Abbott (R) recently announced sweeping new law enforcement and border security actions late last week at a summit in Del Rio.

Uvalde Station Border Patrol agents apprehend a large group of migrants in May. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

13 People Shot on Austin’s 6th Street — Two Critical

A manhunt is underway in Austin, Texas, for a gunman suspected of shooting 13 people on the city’s infamous 6th Street early Saturday morning. The shooting comes amid defunding police actions by the city council and an uptick in violent crime.

Mass shooting on 6th Street in Austin. (Twitter video screenshot)

100 Migrants Found in Stash House near Border in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 100 migrants locked in a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border with Mexico. The arrests occurred on the same day Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced plans to secure the state’s border and arrest migrants violating state laws.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find more than 100 migrants in a human smuggling stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

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 Patrol/Del Rio Sector)