More than 76,000 migrants crossed the border without authorization in February, more than double the levels from the same period last year and approaching the largest numbers seen in any February in the last 12 years...
The throngs of new families are also affecting communities on the American side of the border. In El Paso, for example, where most of the families are being processed after submitting their asylum applications, a volunteer network that temporarily houses the migrants after they are released from custody has had to expand to 20 facilities, compared with only three during the same period last year...
Border Patrol officials said that the biggest “pull factors” encouraging migrant families to make their way to the United States were federal laws and court settlements that prohibit the authorities from deporting Central Americans without lengthy processing, and from detaining migrant families for more than 20 days, after which they must be released into the country while they await immigration court proceedings.
This is from today’s NYTimes.
No, there is no crisis at all. Everything is just as it should be. The situation is ideal and anybody who suggests otherwise is evil.
For the bizillionth time, what’s the name of the candidate offering to prevent this horrible situation by removing the concept of immigrating “at the port of entry” out of existence?
76,000 people is five universities like mine. That’s a lot of people suffering needlessly. Every month!
What the fuck, what the fuck, what the fuck?
Makes me so angry.