Is Texas defying Supreme Court in border wire dispute?

Texas authorities’ decision to continue laying wire at the southern border despite a narrow Supreme Court order siding with the Biden administration’s removal effort does not defy the high court, legal experts say.

The Supreme Court dealt a blow this week to Gov. Greg Abbott‘s (R-TX) efforts to block thousands of immigrants from illegally crossing the southern border, issuing a favorable order to President Joe Biden that allows federal Border Patrol agents to remove concertina wire fences intended to deter migrants. The Texas National Guard has laid out even more wire near the border city of Eagle Pass as two dozen states now show support for the governor’s response.

Texas National Guard soldiers are setting up more razor wire here in Eagle Pass to repel illegal crossings.

Yesterday, the Supreme Court allowed the
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