Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks about his border security plan during a news conference as Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw stands behind him Friday, March 27, 2015 at DPS' Region 3 Headquarters in Weslaco. Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht) MAGS OUT; TV OUT
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks about his border security plan during a news conference as Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw stands behind him Friday, March 27, 2015 at DPS' Region 3 Headquarters in Weslaco. Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht) MAGS OUT; TV OUT Nathan Lambrecht AP
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks about his border security plan during a news conference as Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw stands behind him Friday, March 27, 2015 at DPS' Region 3 Headquarters in Weslaco. Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht) MAGS OUT; TV OUT Nathan Lambrecht AP

Border crossings way down, but costly state buildup continues

June 11, 2015 05:02 PM