- Florida Governor Ron de Santis will support reinforcing border security.
- Texas and Arizona leaders request support to reinforce southern border.
- The objective is to patrol the strip and reduce the entrance of undocumented immigrants.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis raises his hand at the call of his Texas counterpart Greg Abott and Arizona’s Doug Ducey to support border security by shipping resources and personal, so that the entry of immigrants to the country will be doubly complicated, according to information published by the news portal Wfla.
It was through a letter signed by the leaders of Texas and Arizona, that they asked the other 48 state leaders, that type of help to avoid the entrance of immigrants through the southern border of the United States.
And it is that since the beginning of the year, there has been a significant increase in the entry of undocumented immigrants by those and other states bordering Mexico, which has generated controversy over the country’s security.
Several videos have been published on social networks of how immigrants try to cross the line by various means, whether in vehicles, on foot, by boat, swimming and even throwing children from the top of the wall, for which help has been requested security at the border.
“BORDER CRISIS AFFECTS EVERYONE”
The governor’s announcement was made at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in Pensacola. Given this, Ron DeSantis said: The border security crisis in the United States affects all states and all Americans.
He added: “The Biden Administration ended the policies implemented by President Trump that were curbing illegal immigration, securing our border and keeping Americans safe.” Filed Under: Border Security
FLORIDA, FIRST STATE TO RESPOND
However, his speech did not end there: “Governors Abbott and Ducey recently sent an appeal for help to every state in the nation, needing additional law enforcement manpower and other resources to help with border security.”
And very confidently and firmly, Ron DeSantis made the following statement to the public: I am proud to announce today that the state of Florida is answering the call. Florida has the back ”. This makes Florida the first state to respond to the call for help. Filed Under: Border Security
Border Security: WHO WOULD SUPPORT?
The entry of immigrants through the border has already been considered a crisis, since the United States Customs and Border Protection Office counted more than 180 thousand illegal immigrants who were detected only last month.
That is why several agencies have signed up to help with security, such as: Sheriffs’ offices of several Florida counties, Department of Law Enforcement, Highway Patrol and Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, among others.
Border Security: WAITING FOR ACTIONS
Likewise, Governor Ron DeSantis has mentioned that currently no law has been drafted in this regard, but that it would not take more than 16 days, so the aid could begin to be sent in an approximate period of time.
President Joe Biden has come under fire from the opposition because the influx of immigrants across the southern border has reached record numbers this year compared to his predecessors.
TEXAS ANNOUNCES WALL FUNDS
In turn, just announced, the governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, will use 250 million dollars of state funds plus collective financing to build more barriers along the border between the United States and Mexico, as part of a project that extends its dispute with the government of President Joe Biden over immigrants.
However, questions remain unanswered about how far Abbott, who is Republican, can go for a project whose full cost, duration and timing are unclear and which could face legal challenges from the federal government. Filed Under: Border Security
Border Security: JOIN A PROPOSAL
More than a dozen Republican members of the Texas House of Representatives and Senate joined Abbott for a press conference streamed live online, announcing their intentions to hire a project manager to continue building a version of a border wall, emulating former President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to protect the southern border of the United States, of which 1,930 kilometers (1,200 miles) is in Texas.
Texas State Governor Greg Abbott also said he will ask the federal government to return the expropriated land for the wall and turn it over to private residents who can allow Texas to complete the work.
TEXAS WILL INTERVENE
“In response to the federal government’s neglect of all the people who live along the border, the people dealing with the consequences of the spread of drugs like fentanyl, Texas will step in and take more action than any other state has ever done. taken to respond to these challenges at the border, ”Abbott noted.
“Texas taxpayers have had to intervene so that we as a state can protect our citizens,” added the Texan president, after his Florida counterpart, Ron DeSantis, joined his call for help to reinforce security on the southern border. . Filed Under: Border Security
IT’S STATE MONEY
For her part, State Sen. Jane Nelson, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, told the news conference that the $ 250 million in state money, which Abbott referred to as a down payment, was being allocated as funds authorized by emergency orders.
However, he did not specify where that money originally came from, but in a letter released by the governor’s office, Abbott said it would come from the budget of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Filed Under: Border Security
The state of Texas has also created a website and PO box so that anyone can donate money to build Governor Greg Abbott’s border wall along the border between Mexico and the United States.
Large numbers of migrants have reached the United States border with Mexico, and several of them have turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents to request asylum. But the number of families and unaccompanied children crossing into the United States has declined since March and April, while arrests of unaccompanied adults have remained high. With information from AP Filed Under: Border Security
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