Texas office of the Governor issued the following announcement on Nov. 22.
Governor Greg Abbott met with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf in Austin. The Governor thanked the Acting Secretary for the administration's efforts to continue to secure our southern border, and they discussed strategies to improve upon the progress already being made.
"A comprehensive border security strategy is essential to our mission of creating a safer and more secure Texas,” said Governor Abbott. “I'm grateful for our continued partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as we work together to fulfill this mission. The State of Texas is committed to keeping our communities safe, and with the assistance of our federal partners, we will continue to deliver on that commitment."
“Governor Abbott, and the entire State of Texas, has been a reliable and effective partner as the Trump Administration addresses the ongoing crisis at the southwest border," said Acting Secretary Chad Wolf. "DHS and Texas have always had an intertwined mission to promote security, and ensure lawful trade and travel at our border. I look forward to working with the Governor as we carry out this important mission.”