El Paso City Paying $4 Million Seems Like a Lot for Migrant Expenses
This money is going towards things like snacks, charter buses, hotel rooms, and food. But how much is too much?
A new article by Border Report details how migrant relate expenses will cost the city of El Paso upwards of four-million Dollars.
Last week, El Paso mayor Oscar Leeser told us live on-air, on the Buzz Adams Morning Show, that he had personally spoken with officials from the Biden administration and FEMA and said that they had guaranteed the City of El Paso $2 million in reimbursement. As of the writing of this article, however, that money is not in hand.
The number of people claiming asylum really is at near-record levels.
Here are some incredible statistics according to Border Report:
The Border Patrol was apprehending an average of 1,560 migrants per day in between ports of entry as of last week. That’s a surge in monthly unauthorized migration likely to have surpassed the 38,630 volume reported in June of 2019.
Many of the persons claiming asylum are Venezuelans, and, personally, I believe each one of them has fundamental human rights, and deserve to be taken care of physically.
But at what point do we think of this as a problem that won't stop anytime soon, and instead try and focus on prevention?
If the problem is Venezuela, maybe we help Venezuela, if the problem is our asylum laws then let's update them.
Everyone can agree, I think, that this can't continue and that it's not a decreasing trend but an increasing one.
Let me know your thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org
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