Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday announced plans to build a wall on the southern border while at a summit to discuss border security in Del Rio, Texas.
“I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall,” Abbott said, according to KTVT.
Abbott also announced other border security measures, including the creation of the Governor’s Task Force on Border and Homeland Security and $1 billion allocated toward border security.
During the summit, Abbott blamed the Biden administration for the influx of migrants traveling into Texas.