Gov. Greg Abbott Redirects $500 Million From Other Agencies to Fund Border Security Mission Through End of Fiscal Year

Department of Public Safety agents arrested an undocumented migrant last November for trespassing on private property in Kinney County as part of Operation Lone Star. Credit: Verónica G. Cárdenas for The Texas Tribune/ProPublica

Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday he is moving another $500 million to fund Operation Lone Star, his border security initiative at the Texas-Mexico border. The move comes three weeks after state military officials said the multibillion-dollar operation was in need of an infusion of cash to keep it afloat through ...

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