Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week sent dozens more asylum seekers to the home of Vice President Kamala Harris in another attempt to show his dislike for White House immigration policies.
Republican Governor, who called Harris a “border czar” in a tweet on SaturdayAbout 50 migrants, including a one-month-old baby, were reportedly taken to Harris’ residence at the US Naval Observatory, The Houston Chronicle reported,
“Texas is bringing the border to its backyard to bring relief to our overwhelmed communities,” Abbott wrote in a tweet on Saturday. “The time has come to fix this crisis they created.”
The move comes the same week that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis backed two planes that had sent about 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.
The migrants, who were reportedly defrauded before their trip, flew to a Cape Cod military base, which was reportedly better equipped to hold them, on Friday.
According to the newspaper, Abbott sent more than 100 asylum seekers to Harris’ residence on Thursday, and most of the migrants who settled on Saturday are Venezuelans. He reportedly sent three buses carrying more migrants to New York City on Saturday, The Guardian told,
Abbott’s press secretary, René Eze, told ABC News that the migrants arrived home by riding from El Paso.
HuffPost has reached out to Abbott’s office for additional comment.
Harris told Vice News on Friday that the moves were “political stunts” With real humans who are running from harm.”
I[These are] Human, real people who have fled harm, who came to the United States to seek refuge, asylum,” Harris said.
Harris said, “I think it’s the height of irresponsibility, much less-justified, frankly, dereliction of duty, when you’re an elected leader, playing such games with human lives and humans.” Huh.” “If you think there’s a problem, be part of the solution.”
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