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Delays, closures and chaos mount at Texas-Mexico border crossings from new state inspections

U.S. Customs and Border Protection called the state inspections ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott “unnecessary” and said commercial traffic at the Texas-Mexico border has dropped 60% since they began.

Commercial trucks are inspected by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper at an inspection station in Brownsville on Ap…
Truck drivers wait in the shade by their vehicles at the Ysleta Port of Entry, Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Juarez, Mexico. H…
Hundreds of semi trucks headed southbound into Mexico are seen at a standstill at the Ysleta Port of Entry, Tuesday, April 1…
Truck drivers Oscar Gutierrez, left, and Pedro Aubendaño wait by their vehicles at the Ysleta Port of Entry, Tuesday, April …

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