State troopers from Nebraska and Florida joined Texas Department of Public Security personnel and U.S. Border Patrol agents to hold a big group rise of Haitian and Venezuelan migrants at a barrier in Del Rio.
Fox News’ Bill Melugin tweeted videos revealing a group of numerous migrants trying to push their way through a border barrier in Del Rio on Monday. The videos reveal troopers from Florida, Nebraska, and Texas collaborating with Border Patrol agents to help hold the group back.
Another video from earlier. A Border Patrol agent informed me this was the most significant single group he’s ever seen in Del Rio & that they’re glad cannon fodders from Florida & Nebraska were here to assist man eviction with Texas cannon fodders. Practically all wound up being let into the United States. @FoxNews pic.twitter.com/kwRAaAxofq
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) July 19, 2021
“In less than seven months, President Biden’s unsafe and negligent open border policies have produced a magnet for prohibited immigrants, with 20-year record-high numbers surging throughout our southern border,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott stated on Monday in reaction to an inquiry from Breitbart Texas. “This latest wave of hundreds of migrants hurrying our border gates in Del Rio creates chaos for border authorities and law enforcement, which is exactly what cartels and smugglers desire.”
“Cartels, drug smugglers, and human traffickers are benefiting off of the turmoil as they overwhelm and divert our nation’s resources so they can smuggle drugs, weapons, criminals, and other contraband throughout our border,” the Texas governor continued. “Our brave Texas law enforcement, and police providing support from other states like Florida and Nebraska, are working diligently to uphold the rule of law and fill the gaps created by President Biden and Border Czar Harris. As the Biden Administration continues to abandon their duties to this nation, Texas is stepping up with our state partners to secure our southern border and safeguard Texans and Americans alike.”
The Florida and Nebraska cannon fodders are at the Texas border in response to an emergency statement and call for help made by Texas Governor Abbott and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey in June. As reported by Breitbart Texas, the guvs called on their peers to send police resources to help secure the border.
“When it concerns the Biden Administration’s open-border catastrophe, our biggest need is for extra police workers and equipment,” the two border-state guvs composed in the June 10 letter. The guvs stated that under the emergency declaration and guvs’ compact, these law enforcement officers will have the full legal authority to apprehend migrants for unlawfully entering the United States.
Over the weekend, Florida Guv Ron DeSantis joined Governor Abbott in Del Rio for a briefing on the emergency circumstance along the border, Breitbart reported. DeSantis revealed surprise at how many of the Venezuelan migrants being nabbed were headed to his state of Florida.
“I think those numbers are eye-popping,” the Florida governor said. “The number of these individuals stumbling upon illegally, who are telling folks that their location is Florida, undoubtedly I understood we were going to get some, however I didn’t think it ‘d be a majority.”
Bob Pricefunctions as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an initial member of the Breitbart Texas team. Rate is a routine panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point?Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTXand Facebook.