Gov. Abbott says he’ll “totally authorize Texas to take unprecedented motion to defend our state towards invasion.”
Governor Abbott says the state will take the next steps:
I’ve invoked the invasion clauses of the US and Texas constitutions to completely authorize Texas to take unprecedented motion to defend our state towards invasion.
I exploit this constitutional authority and different authorizations and government orders to guard our state and nation: pic.twitter.com/2Jt5HEMgp5
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) November 15, 2022
within the July 2022, Gov. Abbott issued an government order directing state regulation enforcement businesses to “detain unlawful immigrants who illegally cross the road between ports of entry and return them to the border.” He stopped calling the transitions an invasion.
https://www.kvue.com/article/information/special-reports/at-the-border/abbott-declares-immigration-from-mexico-to-be-invasion-invokes-invasion-clause/501-151a2b18-ae99-4ea2-a84e-007fc0976984 Greg Abbott declares immigration from Mexico an invasion