The priorities include school choice, border security, and public safety.
The legislation provides no funding to combat the invasion at the southern border.
The number of Republican states aiding Texas’ border security effort continues to swell.
A federal judge said Texas has grounds to sue due to the state’s increased costs for border security and related services.
CBP sources confirm that the number of total encounters at the southern border since October 1 has surpassed one million.
An Eagle Pass resident worries about what will happen again if Texas gives up Shelby Park, a former hotspot for illegal crossings currently under state control.
The border deal would allow up to 1.8 million illegal aliens to enter the country before the Secretary of Homeland Security is required to shut down the border.
Six illegal aliens were arrested in Texas with pending charges or convictions for murder, homicide, or assault against children.
The measure proposed in the U.S. Senate is facing extreme pushback from Republican officials.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was joined by 13 other governors in Eagle Pass on Sunday.