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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: West Texas Non-Profit Ignores Governor’s Order Barring Ground Transport of Migrants

A Texas non-profit migrant shelter in Del Rio ignored Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order prohibiting the ground transportation of migrants released by Customs and Border Protection officers. Shelter staff and volunteers from the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition, which operates out of the Chihuahua Center could be seen on Sunday hastily assisting a large group of mostly Haitian migrants into awaiting vans.

A non-profit migant shelter group loads a group of migrants in a van in defiance of Governor Abbott's executive order banning ground transportation of migrants released by CBP. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

EXCLUSIVE: Migrants Detained Outdoors as West Texas Border Sector Hits Capacity

Migrant detention facilities in West Texas, already exceeding capacity, were forced to close their doors to migrants on Saturday as they have exceeded the physical space to take in more. The increasing surge of migrants in the Del Rio Sector forced Border Patrol officials to resort to outdoor detention under the Del Rio International Bridge along the banks of the Rio Grande River.

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials set up outdoor detention facilities due to overcrowding in processing centers. (Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Governor Orders State Police to Halt Migrant Buses amid COVID Outbreak

Governor Greg Abbott (R) ordered Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers to stop any ground transportation of migrants following an uptick in cases of COVID-19. The governor issued an executive order to stop the ground transportation of migrants who have been detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

A Texas Department of Public Safety officer directs a group of migrants who crossed the border and turned themselves in, Wednesday, acJune 16, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)