AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Saturday, volunteers with the Wendy Davis campaign knocked on doors to gather support for the gubernatorial candidate.
It was part of Davis’ Texans Deserve to Know tour, which has also made stops in San Antonio, Dallas and El Paso.
They hoped to recruit more voter registration volunteers as they canvass the streets of Austin.
Davis greeted supporters at her campaign office in East Austin. She spoke on several issues, including the border crisis, before picking up the phone to reach out to voters.
“There are many faith-based and other charitable organizations that are stepping up and using very precious and very scarce resources to provide for the people who are coming across the border,” Davis said. “And as a state we need to hear from them. We need to hear what we can do to play our part.”
Davis says the immigration crisis is one that Democrats and Republicans have to work together to figure out.
We left messages with the Greg Abbott campaign for information on his campaign events this weekend but did not hear back.
Late last month, Abbott toured a facility where undocumented children are being housed in San Antonio.
He blames the Obama administration’s immigration policies for the spike in the surge of illegal immigration.