Friday, February 3, 2023

Texas sends trucks with dozens of migrants and drops them off near Kamala Harris’ home

the three buses they were traveling in migrant family From Texas, they reached the home of Kamala Harris, the Vice President of the United States of America, on the eve of Christmas and in the midst of unprecedented cold.

Texas officials He has not confirmed his involvement in the move, but the action was similar to previous moves organized by border state governors to draw attention to the immigration policies of the Joe Biden administration.

Buses reached in front of the Vice President’s residence on Saturday night between 110 and 130 peopleAccording to Tatiana Laborde, CEO of SAMU First Response, an aid agency that works with the city of Washington to care for thousands of migrants brought in in recent months.

Laborde said local organizers expected the buses to arrive on Sunday, but learned on Saturday that the group would arrive in Washington early. Families include young children.

Migrants arrive in the middle of a winter storm

Some were wearing only T-shirts despite the temperature hovering around minus 9 degrees Celsius. Was Coldest Christmas Eve on record in US capitalaccording to him Washington Post,

Laborde explained that he had blankets ready for those who arrived on Christmas Eve and quickly transferred them to other waiting buses to take them to a local church. A local restaurant chain donated dinner and breakfast for the families.

Most of the new arrivals were headed for other destinations and were expected Make a short stop in Washington.

Texas Govt. Greg Abbott’s office did not respond to requests for comment Sunday morning. However, his office reported last week that Texas has provided bus rides to more than 15,000 people since April. to Washington, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

Abbott and the Governor of Arizona, Doug DuceyBoth Republicans are staunch critics of President Biden for the way he has handled the issue of the US-Mexico border, where thousands of people try to cross daily. many are seeking refuge,

Officials on both sides of the border are calling for emergency aid to set up shelters and services for the migrants, some of whom are sleeping on the streets.

Republicans argue that Biden and Harris – appointed as the federal government’s go-to figures for attacking the root causes of immigration – eased some restrictionsDue to which many people had to leave their native countries.

Biden scrapped some policies but retained others enacted by former President Donald Trump, whose administration has also dealt with spikes in border crossings and at one point separated immigrant families and children as a deterrent .

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