Abbott last month ordered Texas’ Department of Public Safety and the National Guard to begin arresting and transporting illegal immigrants back to the border area, where they are reportedly being turned over to the Border Patrol.
Abbott‘s border security push, known officially as Operation Lone Star, of racially profiling illegal immigrants when it decides whom to stop.The ACLU also said the stops are increasingly dangerous.
The group said it has linked 30 traffic deaths to DPS vehicle pursuits in south Texas since the start of Operation Lone Star.
Abbott comes as his Operation Lone Star is garnering more attention.
Abbott says Operation Lone Star is a necessary response to abandonment of border security by the Biden administration.The ACLU says state police are abusing the new mission by racially profiling Hispanic drivers in making traffic stops