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Four Texas counties claim they’re being ‘invaded’ by migrants (PHOTOS)

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  • Four Texas counties claimed they’re being «invaded» by migrants.
  • Officials asked Gov. Greg Abbott for help.
  • “We are being invaded,” Kinney County Judge Tully Shahan said.

Four Texas counties issued a joint declaration in which they asserted that they are suffering from an «invasion» of undocumented immigrants. Kinney County Judge Tully Shahan gave a press conference in which he said that, «We are being invaded… the facts are there.»

At noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, leaders from Goliad County, Terrell County and Uvalde County joined Judge Tully Shahan of Kinney County in the town of Brackettville, Texas, to request strong action against undocumented immigrants from Governor Greg Abbott.

Four counties in Texas claim they are being invaded by undocumented immigrants

Four counties in Texas suffer from invasion of undocumented immigrants

Judge Tully Shahan, of Kinney County, said that in his county and three others in South Texas they are suffering a crisis due to the «invasion» of thousands of undocumented immigrants who cross their territory every day. (PHOTO: MundoNow)

“He stated that we are being invaded… they are coming to the neighborhoods close to you. America does not know what is happening here. We are here to try to change that,” said Judge Tully Shahan during his demand that the authorities help those Texas border counties.

Kinney County is in south central Texas and its administrative seat is the town of Brackettville. That county is the second you encounter when coming from Ciudad Acuña in the Mexican state of Coahuila, when passing through the city of Del Río in Texas.

County leaders ask Governor Greg Abbott to help them stop the «invasion»

They ask Governor Greg Abbott to help them stop the invasion

A Border Patrol boat making its way down the Rio Grande, in Texas, discovers a camp of suspected undocumented immigrants among the foliage. (PHOTO: Border Patrol)

Officials from Kinney County, Goliad County, Terrell County and Uvalde County asked Governor Greg Abbott of Texas to listen and declare that the “invasion” is real and dangerous. Officials ask that Texas use state resources to remove undocumented immigrants.

According to Kinney County Judge Tully Shahan, Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution and Article 4, Section 7 of the Texas Constitution allow for such a declaration. The four counties ask that the governor «take the necessary actions to preserve and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Texas.»

The Border Patrol has detained hundreds of thousands of people

The Border Patrol has detained hundreds of thousands of people

PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Each of the officials present at the conference in Brackettville shared stories of how their counties are being inundated by human traffickers. They also revealed that every drug cartels are operating in their jurisdictions in Texas.

According to the official statistics available from the Border Patrol, last May 2022, the last month to be counted, a historic milestone was marked on the border between Mexico and the United States with the arrest of 239,416 undocumented immigrants from the north side of the border.

“President Joe Biden Will Do Nothing”

Undocumented Invaded Texas Counties: "President Joe Biden will do nothing"

PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

“The Biden administration will do nothing about it… this is over our heads. We need help. We need the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and our governor adopt a declaration of trespass as defined in the Constitution,” said Kinney County Judge Tully Shahan.

According to officials in the four Texas counties who have asked for help, drug and human traffickers are causing damage to ranchers’ territory when they move under cover of night. Sheriffs are overwhelmed with work trying to apprehend those people, officials said.

“Coyotes are bringing people into our communities”

"Coyotes are bringing people into our communities"

PHOTO: Taken from Twitter

Republican Congressman Charles ‘Chip’ Roy, went to Brackettville to support the demands of the county leaders. “You’re damn right, it’s an invasion. What else could you call it?» Roy said.

Don McLaughlin, Mayor of the town of Uvalde, was also at the conference with leaders from the four counties. Mayor McLaughlin took the floor to say that “’coyotes’ (human traffickers) are bringing people into our communities…this has to stop.”

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