The union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents has declared that its agents “appreciate and respect” Texas’ efforts to secure its border amid escalating tensions between the Lone Star State and the Biden Administration.
For weeks, the federal government and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott have clashed after the National Guard took control of the 47-acre Shelby Park area in Eagle Pass, Texas. The Texas National Guard has been accused of denying board patrol agents access to the park, leading to multiple legal battles over access.
In a Jan. 26 post on X (formerly Twitter), the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), the labor union representing agents and support staff, said that Border Patrol agents have no issue with Texas’ efforts to secure its border. The NBPC added that if there are any reports suggesting otherwise, they are simply untrue.
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