Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that will make arresting illegal migrants at the Southern border a state crime. The other bill signed provides funds to patrol hotspots. The state has spent $1.5 billion and plans to spend more in additional funds and contracts for building the border wall. Abbott mentioned a record number of migrants during President Biden’s tenure. In fiscal year 2021, there were 1.72 million enforcement encounters and an estimated 273,000 evaded apprehension. Progressives defaced and shut down major transit hubs in New York. An Adobe-Figma merger was halted. Dozens of container ships are changing routes due to the attacks on the merchant fleet in the Red Sea by Houthi militants. Russia has obtained tech components to continue its economy and war in Ukraine. The public has concerns about Joe Biden serving a second term due to his age. There is controversy over the tradwife Instagram influencer named Hannah and the eugenics/rooster discourse.