Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently announced the state plans to build a border wall where the Trump administration left off.
During his campaign and presidency, former President Donald Trump promised the construction of a wall along the border between the southern United States and Mexico. That construction was halted when President Joe Biden took office in 2021.
Can a state build a border wall?
Yes, it’s technically true that states can build their own border wall. However, there are a lot of hurdles to overcome.
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Abbott made the commitment to build a border wall in Texas during a summit about border security.
“President Biden’s open-border policies have led to a humanitarian crisis at our southern border as record levels of illegal immigrants, drugs, and contraband pour into Texas,” …