Acacia Coronado and Paul J. Weber

Government, Business, Logistics

Texas Moves to Ease Border Gridlock Over ‘Sense of Urgency’

trucks at Ciudad Juarez A long line of trucks is stalled at the Bridge of the Americas, one of two ports of entry in Ciudad Juarez going into the U.S. on April 12. (Omar Ornelas/The El Paso Times via AP)

AUSTIN, Texas — The logjam of trucks at the U.S.-Mexico border finally began breaking April 14 after nearly a week as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott eased off his latest dramatic action over immigration that has gridlocked some of the world’s busiest trade ports and taken a mounting economic toll.

April 15, 2022