Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: Congress Must Act Immediately on Border Security

Wednesday, December 03, 2014  •  Austin, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry today highlighted the ongoing need for the state's border security operations, and called on Congress to quickly pass a bill to provide the resources necessary to secure our southern border. In the absence of adequate federal resources, the governor reiterated Texas' commitment to using all available tools to enforce the law, and announced an executive order directing state agencies to use E-Verify to check the employment eligibility of current and prospective employees.

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