https://hannity.com/media-room/return-to-sender-abbott-signs-order-authorizing-tx-national-guard-to-return-illegal-migrants-to-border/

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order authorizing and empowering the Texas National Guard and the Texas Department of Public Safety to return illegal immigrants to the border.

“While President Biden refuses to do his job and enforce the immigration laws enacted by Congress, the State of Texas is once again stepping up and taking unprecedented action to protect Americans and secure our southern border,” said Governor Abbott. “The cartels have become emboldened and enriched by President Biden’s open border policies, smuggling in record numbers of people, weapons, and deadly drugs like fentanyl.”

“I have authorized the Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety to begin returning illegal immigrants to the border to stop this criminal enterprise endangering our communities,” continued Governor Abbott. “As the challenges on the border continue to increase, Texas will continue to take action to address those challenges caused by the Biden Administration.”

Abbott shared the executive order on Twitter, saying “I issued an Executive Order authorizing the Texas National Guard & Texas Dept. of Public Safety to return illegal immigrants to the border. Cartels have become emboldened by Biden’s open border policies. Texas is taking unprecedented action to STOP this criminal enterprise.”

The order also references Article IV, § 4 of the U.S. Constitution and an “invasion.”

“WHEREAS, President Biden’s failure to faithfully execute the immigration laws enacted by Congress confirms that he has abandoned the covenant, in Article IV, § 4 of the U.S. Constitution, that “[t]he United States . . . shall protect each [State in this Union] against Invasion,” and thus has forced the State of Texas to build a border wall, deploy state military forces, and enter into agreements as described in Article I, § 10 of the U.S. Constitution to secure the State of Texas and repel the illegal immigration that funds the cartels.”

Abbott’s tweet below:

This story is developing…

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