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Washington – Two migrant buses from Del Rio, Texas, arrived near Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington DC on Thursday morning.
Between 75 and 100 people raised in Eagle Pass, Texas, were flown by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This group includes migrants from Venezuela, Uruguay, Colombia and Mexico. Several migrants asked by Fox News Digital said they think the border is open, contrary to what Harris said Sunday during an interview.
This latest convoy of buses arrived just hours after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sent two planes full of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday following his similar promise to drop illegal immigrants in progressive states.
A representative of an NGO called Sanctuary DMV showed up and told the migrants that they were going to a local church.
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Marla Bustilos of the Sanctuary DMV said they had been “waiting at Union Station since 6 a.m.” and “heard just 20 minutes ago that the drop-off was this.”
“We have already set up a church and a place – a safe place for them to tell us where to go next, where their relatives are,” she continued.
The ongoing relocation of incoming illegal border-crossers has become a popular form of protest for southern states, which are overrun with migrants feeling neglected by President Biden’s administration.
“I was surprised to see [the press] here before we could even get here. So the press knew the location, some volunteers … It’s very frustrating,” Bustilos said. “We’re going to do it, but it takes a lot of resources, a lot of effort.”
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Abbott is sent dozens of buses Washington, DC, New York City and Chicago have been filled with border crossers in recent weeks.
Abbott argues that border cities in Texas are overwhelmed, and those in power in DC and NYC must confront reality of border crisis
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declares state of emergency on migrant buses from Texas, Arizona
Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser The city declared a public emergency last week over the frequent arrival of migrant buses from Texas and Arizona.
Bowser’s emergency declaration will set aside funds to accommodate the migrants as well as build the Office of Migrant Services. The OMS will be tasked with providing temporary accommodation, urgent medical needs, transportation and other services for the migrants.
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District of Columbia council member Brian Nadeau blamed the governors of Texas and Arizona for the city’s public migrant emergency.
Speaking in a situational update on migrant support with bowserShe said on Thursday that the city system had not been set up to serve the migrants coming to the city from southern states.
“So, it has been said, but it is worth repeating, that the governors of Texas and Arizona have created this crisis. And, the federal government has not stepped in to aid the District of Columbia,” she told reporters. “So we, along with our regional partners, will do what we have always done. We will rise to the occasion.”
Abbott argues that border cities in Texas are overwhelmed, and those in power in moderate cities must confront the realities of a border crisis.
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Bowser has now twice requested that the National Guard be activated to aid the thousands of migrants arriving in the nation’s capital. both requested the Pentagon denied
Fox News’ Adam Shaw, Nicholas Lanham, Julia Musto and Anders Hagstrom contributed to this report.