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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)