As border battle brews between Texas and U.S., tiny Eagle Pass braces for its next conflict

January 31, 2024

EAGLE PASS, Texas – Juanita Martinez calls them “Abbott scars.”After Texas Gov. As the biggest forces of global migration, constitutional law and election-year politicking roil America, perhaps nowhere is more shaken than tiny Eagle Pass. But Flores noted the world’s larger forces have not left Eagle Pass in peace. While the national debate is about the presidential race, the immediate issue in Eagle Pass is one of practicality. “We don’t need outside help.”Flores, the cattle rancher, is the fifth generation of his family in Eagle Pass.