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Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas National Guard to help with migrant arrests at the border

In a letter to the major general of the Texas National Guard, Abbott said “more manpower is needed” at the border.

A National Guard soldier walks past a group of migrants. The group turned themselves over to Customs and Border Protection officials at the U.S. and Mexico border in Del Rio on July 22, 2021.

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