Last month, there was a massive surge of migrants at the border in Texas, many of whom were from Haiti.
At one point, people estimated there were as many as 15,000 people at the border.
Now Texas is expecting another surge. But this one could be much larger.
The Washington Examiner reports:
Texas braces for surge of 60,000 Haitian migrants
State officials are bracing for what could be the largest surge of migrants ever to attempt to enter the country illegally from Mexico, weeks after thousands of Haitians did so.
While border security falls under the federal government’s responsibility, the Biden administration has significantly reined in the Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This has resulted in fewer deportations and many people being released into the United States after illegally crossing the border, potentially incentivizing more illegal migration. Overwhelmed Border Patrol agents have been pulled from the border to process people in custody, leaving the border unguarded in many regions.
Texas government and law enforcement leaders have stepped up efforts to make up for the federal government’s absence, and leaders spent the weekend preparing for a possible rush of more than 60,000 Haitian migrants. Most of the Haitians have traveled from South America to cross the border rather than traveling to a port of entry.
The number of Haitian migrants headed to the U.S. could be four times the size of the group that made it across in Del Rio last month, leading to chaos as 15,000 people camped out under an international bridge waiting to be taken into federal custody.
This is simply not sustainable.
Many people have been released into the U.S. after illegally crossing the border, potentially incentivizing more illegal migration.
Overwhelmed BP agents have been pulled to process people in custody, leaving the border unguarded in many regions.https://t.co/jhRqDBh8L1
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) October 5, 2021
Biden is not protecting the borders of the United States. He should be impeached over this.