– Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for a temporary
restraining order on an emergency basis after federal agents escalated
their destruction of Texas’s barrier at the State’s border with Mexico.
The federal government’s renewed effort to destroy Texas’s barrier and
assist aliens’ entry into the country follows just days after Texas
filed a lawsuit
against the Biden Administration’s Department of Homeland Security
(“DHS”), DHS Secretary Mayorkas, and other agencies for numerous
documented incidents of barrier destruction and occasions on which
federal agents facilitated aliens’ mass entry during a severe
immigration surge in recent months.
is seeking an order that would enjoin federal agents from cutting,
destroying, damaging, or otherwise interfering with Texas’s concertina
To read the filing, click here.