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Feds say Texas is blocking Border Patrol from a section of the border, ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2024
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Verónica G. Cárdenas for The Texas Tribune

The Texas National Guard and state troopers have blocked U.S. Border Patrol agents from a 2.5-mile stretch of the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, preventing federal agents from patrolling that part of the border, according to a court filing by the U.S. Department of Justice, escalating the clash between state and federal authorities on the Texas-Mexico border.

On Wednesday night, troopers and National Guard members began to take “full control” of the 47-acre Shelby Park, erected concertina wire and fencing at the park to close off access to the public,...

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