According to a report that Mike Banks, Texas Border Czar tweeted, during the first two days of their deployment in El Paso, special reaction units of the Texas Military Dept. as well as the Dept. of Public Safety turned back many thousands of migrants.
According to a tweet from Border Czar Banks, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the sending of Operation Lone Star’s deployed special forces to El Paso on Sunday. He said that thousands of migrants were turned away by the teams, “cutting unlawful crossings across Pres. Biden’s open border by HALF.”
The border czar’s remarks come after Governor Abbott’s presentation to the Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition gathering on Monday in McAllen, Texas.
“We are developing fast-reaction teams that can address the problems we observe at the border.” The Texas governor informed the group of border sheriffs, “We had a telephone discussion last night, and we ordered one of these fast reaction teams to deploy to El Paso. And they have already carried out operational exercises today, even before I got here, to ensure that we are retaliating more vehemently against the enormous number of individuals that attempted to enter El Paso illegally.”
Governor Abbott warned that with Title 42 scheduled to end next month, the crisis along the southern border is set to grow considerably worse unless a dramatic shift in policy by the Biden administration is made. According to a DHS study, up to 18,000 migrants might enter the United States from Mexico’s southwest border each day. The majority of them currently enter through Texas.
Do the arithmetic using your calculator. “More than six million people would cross the border in a single year if you averaged that out on a daily basis over the course of the entire year,” Abbott said.
According to Breitbart Texas, almost 650,000 migrants entered the five border sectors in Texas during the first half of the current fiscal year (October 1 through March 31). More than 600,000 of the 1.06 million migrants who entered the country between ports of entry were detained by Border Patrol authorities.