Federal Emergency Declaration

Texas Governor Requests Federal Emergency Declaration For Border Crisis
Texas Governor Requests Federal Emergency Declaration For Border Crisis
Governor Greg Abbott this morning, Monday, September 20, 2021, sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting an emergency declaration for the State of Texas as a result of the escalating crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, specifically due to the dire situation in Val Verde County. The letter explains that the federal government’s failure to enforce immigration laws and in particular, its failure