Migrant encounters at the border are higher today than they were before Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star began

The number of migrant encounters at the Texas-Mexico border has climbed from 109,456 in March 2021, the month the mission began, to 116,976 in August — a failure of Abbott’s office’s stated desire to “stop this revolving door and deter others considering entering illegally.”

By James Barragán; Audio produced by Alexandra HartSeptember 30, 2022 1:53 pm, , ,

Holding the line

Combatting a “crisis”

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