Gov. Abbott Issues Order Restricting Transportation of Unvaccinated Illegal Immigrants


AUSTIN, TX –  Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order restricting ground transportation of illegal immigrants who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities.

The Executive Order also directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to stop any vehicle upon reasonable suspicion of such violation and reroute such vehicles back to its point of origin or a port of entry. DPS also has the authority to impound a vehicle that violates the Executive Order. 

"The dramatic rise in unlawful border crossings has also led to a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases among unlawful migrants who have made their way into our state, and we must do more to protect Texans from this virus and reduce the burden on our communities," said Governor Abbott. "This Executive Order will reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure in our communities."  

To see the entire order click here

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One, this is acknowledging that most undocumented immigrants come through legal ports of entry, making a wall pointless. Two, even governor Abbott is saying people should get vaccinated, along with Mitch McConnell and of course trump, who was forced to roll out the first vaccines in December after he realized his precious economy was tanking, which Biden came in and fixed.

I will predict now that the next surge that is coming, or really that is already here, will be blamed on Biden, and this is how they will do it. At first all of these republicans were against the masks and against the shutdown, but now it is becoming serious again, they will now say they support all of this so when it blows up they can say that they told everyone to wear masks and get vaccinated, but that it was Biden's fault because of a surge at the border that started under trump in the first place. Not to mention trump disbanding the pandemic team set up by Obama for this very thing. Projection, automatically assume that if a republican accuses somebody of something nefarious that they are guilty of it themselves.

I’m not opposed to masks per se. What I’m opposed to is mask mandates there’s a difference! If a particular place of business requires that I wear one, I have a CHOICE to either put one on, or take my business elsewhere. As for shutdowns…I never have nor will I ever support them!

It’s about freedom I wouldn’t expect someone like you to understand ;)


The good of the country as a whole supersedes the rights of an individual, it's actually in the constitution, under police powers, something I wouldn't expect someone like you to understand.

It just proves who is selfish and doesn't care about their fellow Americans, it's that simple.

You do realize that’s inconsistent with classical liberal thought right, as well as your own views when it comes to “police powers”. But if it’s for the “greater good of mankind” as determined by the “experts”, then you’re fine with it it’s the same with all the green new deal BS!

Also…according to the Constitution, whatever “police powers” that exist belong to the States not the federal government! I mean think about it, how would the federal government enforce a mask mandate that would have to happen at the state or local level ;)

I am, have been for 8 months with no side effects whatsoever. I was one of the first to get vaccinated in this county, and I will get a third if need be, because I care about my fellow Americans, even you.

Jeff L, Thu, 07/29/2021 - 06:32

You sound like a reaallllllllly special person. A vaccine usually doesn't have two or three doses. One should be sufficient if it were an actual vaccine. But this isn't a vaccine it's s shot for idiots to make them feel all warm and fuzzy but you can still get covid and you can still spread it. Man ur a special kind of stupid. Thanks for not procreating tho!

You are COMPLETELY wrong, most of the vaccines you take as a child have two or 3 doses, a few even take 4 or 5. Why do you think there is a flu shot EVERY YEAR? You are wrong.

Even vaccines you take as an adult are usually more than one dose, or one dose every year,

Please don't talk about something you know absolutely NOTHING about.

Jeff L, Thu, 07/29/2021 - 06:33

I'n not getting a fake vaccination and have never had this flu they call "covid"

So you are "pro-choice" except when your party tells you not to be, gotcha.

Really, more importantly here, is the fact that you are "pro-choice" when it comes to yourself, but "anti-choice" when it comes to other people. Just more proof that you are both selfish and uncaring for your fellow Americans.

It also goes toward my hypothesis that to be conservative you must lack empathy.

Oh you have a hypothesis lol. So I supposedly “lack empathy”, except you won’t even acknowledge that abortion, which is responsible for deaths of 60 million babies since Roe V Wade, is the taking of a human life.

You really have no idea how ignorant that is do you?

True when it comes to vaccinations. As for abortion…not so much since there’s another human being involved, separate and unique. Also, it’s not like someone coming down with covid who has an over 99% chance of survival the victims of abortion die EVERY TIME.

You just don’t like it when someone exposes you for the hypocrite that you are ;)

I used to think demo libs were just naive. Now I agree with Jeff they’re stupid ;)

All the hot spots are in red states, you people are just killing yourselves and taking a few innocent people with you, but anything to 'own the libs' right?

But it is no surprise it has been scientifically proven that you vaccine deniers / conspiracy theorists have less cognitive ability and critical thinking issues,

Jeff L, Fri, 07/30/2021 - 05:40

Doesn't mean you care. We all know democrats pander for votes through the illegal alien system. Oh and dead people don't forget all the dead voters too. We know ya'll care about them too....

There are always going to be a certain amount of people that cast their legal vote, then die between when they casted their vote and when it was counted, there vote should still be counted. With 150+ million people voting this is inevitable.

It is illegal for undocumented immigrants to vote, show proof that they do if you are so sure of yourself.

If there is any proof of any significant voter fraud that would have bearing on the election then show it. But there isn't, if there was it would be on every right wing news website and channel on repeat.

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