The state's attorney general refused Texas American Ken Paxton requested a federal request to withdraw security personnel from a border area that was previously a corridor for irregular migrants.
According to American media, the National Guard in Texas set up barriers to obstruct the passage of immigrants who wanted to enter the United States illegally, and ordered them to return to… Mexico Across the Rio Grande.
Local officials accuse the federal government of not doing enough to deter infiltration into the country, but the President's administration joe biden She responds that the state of Texas prohibits the Border Patrol from patrolling and processing migrants.
The Republican Governor of the US state of Texas, Greg Abbott, ordered hundreds of National Guard soldiers to deploy on the border with Mexico, in anticipation of an expected migration wave after the expiration of measures previously taken during the Corona virus crisis in the past few years.
This step comes in response to the call of the former president Donald Trump Republican-led states are coming together to combat the problem of irregular immigration at the southern border, an issue Republicans say Biden is failing to properly address.
As Trump and the Republican governors escalated their confrontation with the Biden administration, fears of a civil war ravaging the country increased.
White House officials refrained from saying whether President Biden had considered federalizing the Texas National Guard, amid his clash with the Texas governor.
American cities on the border with Mexico – which are 3,100 kilometers long – are facing a large influx of immigrant groups.
The Border Administration said that in the last months of 2023, the number of migrants reached about 10,000 migrants per day.
Republicans constantly use the immigration issue to attack their opponents from the Democratic Party, and it is expected that these criticisms will intensify as the presidential elections approach.