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Texas Governor Designates Mexican Cartels as Terrorist Organizations

By MARK LORENZANA Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday, Sept. 21, issued an executive order designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations. He likewise instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to “take immediate action” to “keep Texans safe amid the growing national fentanyl crisis.” At the roundtable discussion and news conference, Abbott likewise sent a letter to U.S.

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The View from the North: Abbott’s ‘Stunt’ Is Working

OPINION By SILVIO CANTO, JR. To be honest, I did not think that Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s controversial decision to send undocumented migrants to New York City, Washington, D.C. and other northern cities would do much to change the surging migrant crisis along the U.S-Mexico border. Well, I was wrong, and I happy to admit it. Abbott’s much-publicized stunt has

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US Border Town Braces for More Migrants as Partisan Fights Rage on

XINHUA HIDALGO, Texas — It’s a scene straight out of a “Mission: Impossible” episode: A helicopter hovers at low altitude above a roadside jungle while several officers search on foot along the bush edges with a dozen vehicles from multiple law enforcement agencies stopping by. But for people living in Hidalgo, a county near the U.S.-Mexico border with Texas, the

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