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Standoff at border continues between state, feds

Astandoff at an Eagle Pass park continues as the Department of Homeland Security has sent a second letter to Gov. Greg Abbott demanding access to the Rio Grande park that is now under state control.Abbott contends the state has the right to defend itself from what he called “recordsmashing levels of illegal immigration,” The Dallas Morning News reported. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that the Border Patrol can resume cutting or removing razor wire that the state installed to deter migrants.Citing that ruling, DHS sent a second letter demanding the state give Border Patrol agents “full access to ...

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