Whether it’s a wall or more troops, immigration and border security is the top non-partisan concern for Texans

Comparison of the Sept 2015 and October 2016 Texas Pulse consumer research report conducted by Crosswind Media and Public Relations on the Top 3 issues facing Texas. Immigration, Economy, and Health Care.
Yesterday President Trump announced he “will hurl federal officials into the task of building a wall on the US-Mexico border,” combined with other measures to enforce or enact immigration policies in the U.S.

Just over a week ago, Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, and a group of Republican colleagues made good on a year-old promise by Gov. Abbott to pressure the federal government into paying for the state’s beefed-up border security, forwarding a $2.8 million “invoice” to then-President Obama.

The first is likely to receive a great deal of media play; the second received very little, even in Texas.

I believe that is a mistake.

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