Greg Abbott (Gov. of Texas) has approved the creation of a wall to be constructed along the state’s Mexico-United Stats border, describing he thinks to stop a rush of illicit border crossing, with money ramped up via crowdfunding.
Texas Governor assigned two-hundred and-fifty million dollars to be paid as a down payment to invite construction contractors and begin construction. Greg Abbott described that it is ambiguous what the plan will cost at this phase. He is prompting people to take part in donations either via checks by mail or online through a website launched by the state, to support wall construction funds.
Texas is going to construct the border wall on its side along the border, and it is also letting property holders volunteer their land to be added to wall construction land.
The governor of Texas said that the combination of volunteer landowners and the state will be resulted in hundreds of miles of America-Mexico border wall. Furthermore, he even approved a letter on Wednesday requiring Joe Biden (current President of the United States) to offer federally owned land along the Mexico-United States border to the state to build the wall.
The border problems are getting worse – Abbott
In a news meeting, Greg Abbott described that the problems the public are dealing with on the border just continue to get worse. He continued that people are being susceptible on a daily basis.
The very first action of the project will be hiring or inviting program managers that have extensive construction experience. After this, program managers will hire contractors and subcontractors. Moreover, Texas would be able to attain strong handling on how much the wall construction plan is going to cost.
According to The Texas Tribune, the national President of the LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens), Domingo Garcia, described that he does not believe the state can lawfully make a border wall since the federal govt. has authority over borders and immigration, but not states. Besides this, the ACLU is even apparently planning to task the construction of the wall.
According to the United States Customs & Border Protection, above 180,000 Southwest United States illegal border crossings have been done in the earlier month.