Texas Filling Border Wall Gaps With Shipping Containers: Abbott’s OfficeEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s administration is filling U.S.–Mexico border barrier gaps with repurposed shipping containers, a spokesperson confirmed. Shipping containers were deployed around Eagle Pass, Texas, starting in October to curb a surge of illegal immigrants trying to cross into the United States, Abbott spokeswoman Renae Eze told news outlets. Previously, images taken along the border showed that the containers—which are generally between 10 and 40 feet in length, about 8 feet high, and 8 feet wide—being stacked along the border. “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies … to begin placing large storage containers end to end at low-level water crossings to physically block any illegal immigrants from entry,” Eze said. Her comments came in response to a Fox News interview with Rep. Troy Nehls (R-Texas), who said that Abbott found a cheap and resourceful way to curb illegal crossings. The shipping containers are placed in a strategic way so …Read More

Leave a Reply