This piece originally published in the Austin-American Statesman.
Join us for a Texas you can believe in.
Are you fleeing violence? Yes.
Did you tell Border Patrol? Of course!
What did they say? That there is no more asylum.
The idea of walling off the border is not new to the folks in south Texas.
Threats of expansion of the wall and the seemingly continuous government presence to repair the existing sections of the wall have been a part of their reality for more than two decades.