Border Glossing

The “arrest was one of thousands used to bolster claims of success for Operation Lone Star. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launched the initiative last March, citing an urgent need to stop the flow of drugs and undocumented immigrants into the state through Mexico. But the alleged assault had nothing to do with the border.” ProPublica, The Texas Tribune, and The Marshall Project joined forces on this investigative piece. Texas Says Its Multi-Billion Dollar Border Operation Is Working. The Evidence Tells a Different Story.

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