Political and Legislative

U.S. and Texas in Legal Standoff as the State Refuses to Comply With Directive on Border Access

The government of Texas and the Biden administration are in a legal standoff over a public park along the U.S.-Mexico border, where Texas National Guard soldiers have blocked access to Border Patrol officials.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday repudiated a demand from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide Border Patrol officials access to Shelby Park in Eagle Pass.

“Because the facts and law side with Texas, the State will continue utilizing its constitutional authority to defend her territory, and I will continue defending those lawful efforts in court,” Paxton wrote in a letter to DHS general counsel Jonathan Meyer.

Read the source article at The Hill

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