Report: Border Agents Surround Texas Riverbank Crossing to Deter Migrants

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and members of the Texas Army National Guard on Thursday reportedly surrounded the area around the Rio Grande Valley crossing in Eagle Pass, Texas, as a means of deterring migrant crossings at this treacherous spot, according to a Breitbart News report.

The apparent show of force, which reportedly involved officers on foot and those patrolling the scene via boat, had a temporary effect on dissuading migrants from crossing into the U.S.

In its report, Breitbart Texas likened the troopers standing side by side near the Eagle Pass river crossing as a “steel curtain” border wall, working under the strategic initiatives of Operation Lone Star.

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