Texas Border Wall

EXCLUSIVE: Border Agents Required to Move Migrants Through Texas Barriers Along Rio Grande

Recent videos and photographs circulated on social media and by news outlets show Border Patrol agents opening Texas Border fence gates to take custody of migrants making landfall into the United States. One video revealed a Border Patrol agent physically cutting concertina wire installed by the state to accept the surrender of a group of migrants. A CBP source says the actions are required by law and recently enhanced by policy enacted after the 2021 Haitian Border Crisis in Del Rio.

74 Central American migrants in Eagle Pass. (Law Enforcement Photo)

Exclusive Photos: Demonstrators Protest Texas Border Buoy Project

A group of open border advocates staged a protest on Friday near one of the busiest border crossing areas along the Rio Grande. About two dozen protesters chanted and unfurled signs critical of Abbott’s latest border buoy project on the day materials for the barrier project arrived in Eagle Pass, Texas.  One group member carried a large sign that read, “Hey Governor, shove those Buoys up your AbButt.”

Protesters gather along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas, to demonstrate against Abbott's floating border barrier. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Exclusive Photos: Physical Barriers No Match for Surrendering Migrants at Texas Border Town

Authorities on both sides of the border could not prevent the entry of a steady stream of asylum-seeking migrants hoping to surrender to the Border Patrol. Despite the placement of Conex containers, concertina razor wire, and a more significant border wall constructed by the State of Texas, the migrants stubbornly moved around or crossed over the impediments. As Breitbart Texas looked on, more than one hundred migrants breached the barriers earlier this week.

A group of migrants walk around the end of the Texas-built border wall to surrender to law enforcement. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Construction of Texas-Funded Border Wall Underway

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the State began construction of its own border wall. The announcement comes as construction crews began erecting bollard walls in the Rio Grande Valley Sector on Texas-owned property. “Texas has officially started building its own

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveils new state-funded border wall. (Office of the Texas Governor)

EXCLUSIVE: Cuban Migrants Breach New Texas Border Barrier

A group of 20 Cuban migrants crossed the Rio Grande in the heart of downtown Eagle Pass, Texas, intent on crossing through the recently installed shipping container border barrier. A Breitbart Texas video shows the group crossing the river and entering the United States illegally on Saturday.

A group of Cuban migrant families circumvent the Texas border barrier near Eagle Pass. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Texas’ Border Wall Construction Moving at Full Steam

As the Biden Administration announces it will cancel all remaining border wall projects in South Texas, the State of Texas is pushing toward with completion of its own border barriers at a rapid pace. This border wall project, funded by the State of Texas, is Governor Greg Abbott’s answer to the migrant crisis facing his state.

Border area cleared for construction of Texas-funded border wall. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Forms Miles-Long Border Barrier from State Troopers and National Guard Vehicles

DEL RIO, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Public Safety and National Guard to use vehicles to create a miles-long barrier to stop the flow of mostly Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande. The vehicle barrier, along with the recently constructed Texas border fencing, effectively blocked the illegal crossings and enabled Border Patrol officials to reduce the population of the Del Rio migrant encampment.

Texas Department of Safety vehicles line up along the bank of the Rio Grande near an encampment of migrants, many from Haiti, near the Del Rio International Bridge, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their …

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)