Published On: Thu, Jul 29th, 2021

Texas Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order Limiting Transportation of Illegal Aliens

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order on July 28 restricting the ground transportation of illegal aliens detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents. The order cites a surge in CCP virus infections in the Lone Star state as the reason for the restriction. “The dramatic rise in unlawful border crossings has also led to a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases among unlawful migrants who have made their way into our state, and we must do more to protect Texans from this virus and reduce the burden on our communities,” Abbott, a Republican, said in a statement. “This executive order will reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure in our communities.” The order prohibits anyone other than a federal, state, or local official from transporting migrants detained by CBP for crossing the border as illegal aliens, who are subject to expulsion under the federal Title 42 order. “The Texas … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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