Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the Texas government will continue to build a wall on the border with Mexico
“Other border walls will be erected next month,” Abbott said. “It took months to negotiate with private landowners at the border for the right to build on their property according to a published post by Fox News.
The Biden administration sued the state of Arizona on Wednesday over the state’s construction of a temporary border wall using shipping containers and barbed wire to stem the flow of illegal immigrants. claim that the state encroached upon federal lands.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: Texas Government Will Continue To Build Wall With Mexico.
The lawsuit, filed in US District Court, said the installation of multi-ton shipping containers, welded and covered with barbed wire, “caused damage to the lands of federal law, threatens public safety’s and undermines the ability of federal agencies and officials, including law enforcement personnel, to perform their official duties surname.”
The lawsuit is the latest back-and-forth between Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and the Biden administration over Ducey’s decision earlier this year to fill gaps in the border wall with shipping containers. This decision was made in response to the current border crisis with more than 2.3 million migrants encountered along the border in fiscal year 2022.
“Arizona has had enough,” Ducey stated in a declaration at the time. “We can not wait any longer.”