Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, revealed a cruel – and unbelievable – plan on Wednesday: with asylum seekers by bus from Texas to Washington, DC, where they will be hurled down the steps. stairs of the Capitol.
The announcement was made in response to the Biden administration’s termination of Title 42, a pandemic-era emergency order implemented by Donald Trump that allows migrants to return to Mexico at the border, even while they are applying for asylum. problem. The order is intended to stem the flow of COVID into the US, but many migrant advocates and political observers believe it is just an excuse for Trump’s tough immigration policies.
Although applying for asylum in the US is not illegal, the number of migrants at the US-Mexico border has increased since President Joe Biden took office. On Wednesday, Abbott said the federal government was releasing a large number of migrants into Texas.
“To help local officials whose communities are being overrun by mobs of illegal immigrants being brought out by the Biden administration, Texas is providing charter buses to bring in illegal immigrants who have been deported. the Biden administration brought it back to Washington DC,” Abbott said. “We will send them to the United States Capitol, where the Biden administration will be able to immediately address the needs of the people they allow to cross our border.”
He gave no specifics on how such a plan would work except to say that 900 charter buses would be mobilized, and that it would be run by Texas Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd. .
He announced that the bus would be on the road starting Thursday, with the first bus dropping off the steps of the Capitol.
He announced a series of other measures to crack down on arrivals, including increased checks on commercial vehicles crossing the border into Texas, a blockade of boats on the Rio Grande, and barbed or razor wire. along frequently used river routes.
“BREAKING idea,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted, adding that he had filed federal legislation to also bring “illegal aliens” to freedom sanctuary cities such as Palo Alto, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Rehoboth Beach. (Welcoming undocumented immigrants is often the aim of sanctuary cities and states.)
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