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Offline rangerrebew

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‘We aren’t asking for permission’: Gov. Abbott defends use of concertina wire along El Paso border
by: Shelby Kapp

Posted: Mar 22, 2023 / 05:24 PM CDT

Updated: Mar 22, 2023 / 11:42 PM CDT

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Miles of concertina wire can be seen along the southern border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico.

It was put up by the Texas National Guard, which was sent to the border under Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star in December 2022.

But federal officials say the state does not have the proper permits to install the barriers, as reported by the El Paso Times.

In a statement to KTSM, the United States International Boundary and Water Commission said a request has been made to the Texas Department of Public Safety, which is leading the border security initiative, to submit the information that is required for permitting licensing.

https://www.borderreport.com/news/politics/we-arent-asking-for-permission-gov-abbott-defends-use-of-concertina-wire-along-el-paso-border/
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Now they throw out federal bureacracy when dealing with border access.

100.0000 % proof now of their intent.
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Now they throw out federal bureacracy when dealing with border access.

100.0000 % proof now of their intent.

Don't know if I'd love or hate to see this go to court, but it would be nice to know if the Federal vacates it's plenary power over the border, that the state is in the clear to step in and enforce it.
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