Texas Activates ‘Tactical Border Force’ Ahead of Illegal Immigration Surge at Border

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he’s deployed a special border force just days before this week’s expiration of the Title 42 public health order that turned back millions of illegal immigrants in recent years.
Abbott, a Republican who has been critical of Democratic President Joe Biden’s border policies, said that members of the newly minted  Texas Tactical Border Force will be sent via Black Hawk helicopters to areas around the U.S.-Mexico border. The force are a specially trained unit under the Texas National Guard.
The border force, he said, will be sent to “hotspots all along the border to help intercept and repel large groups of migrants trying to enter Texas illegally” before criticizing the Biden administration for allowing Title 42 to end. “The Texas Tactical Border Force will bolster our Operation Lone Star efforts to secure the Texas border amid the chaos caused by President Biden’s elimination of Title 42,” he added….

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