EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Administration added shipping containers to the El Paso border to help battle illegal immigration.
Abbott tweeted Wednesday that the shipping containers are an addition to the installed razor wire and the Texas National Guard presence.
Texas is adding shipping containers to the US-Mexico border in El Paso.— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) December 29, 2022
This is in addition to the razor wire and National Guard.
Together, the strategies are causing illegal immigration at that location to plummet.https://t.co/YPTJlkca5m
Abbott says the strategies have been causing illegal immigration at the point of installation to plummet.
The Texas Military Department issued a tweet saying the placement of the shipping containers will help prevent illegal crossings.
It adds that the Texas National Guard is continuing to secure the U.S.- Mexico border and are preventing illegal immigration and transnational criminal activity.