State Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, tacks two of his stalled bills onto legislation that would create a border police unit and increase state spending in border communities.
Source: Texas Tribune BY JAMES BARRAGÁN
Photo: A group migrants waits at a gate near the U.S. and Mexico border in Del Rio on July 22, 2021. The group turned themselves over to the National Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune