The high court’s order effectively maintains long-running precedent that the federal government — not individual states — has authority to enforce border security.
Source: Texas Tribune BY WILLIAM MELHADO
Photo: A Texas National Guard member at the bank of the Rio Grand at Shelby Park in Eagle Pass on Jan. 16, 2024. Texas has closed off Shelby Park, cutting access to federal agents to part of the Texas-Mexico border, according to a federal legal filing. The situation is escalating tensions between the Biden administration and Gov. Greg Abbott. Credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune