Republican governors who’re transport migrants to liberal cities are committing “crimes towards humanity,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fumed.
“It’s appalling that far-right politicians appear to have determined that fall earlier than an election is their recurrently scheduled time to commit crimes towards humanity on refugees,” she said in a tweet Friday night. “Don’t normalize this. Mendacity to & trafficking folks for TV and clicks isn’t politics as regular. It’s abuse.”
For months, Texas has been busing migrants to so-called “sanctuary cities” like New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago in what they are saying is an effort strain the Biden administration for extra motion to safe the US border. Not less than 11,000 new migrants have landed within the Massive Apple since Could.
The scenario has solely escalated since then, as different states like Arizona and Florida have additionally begun to ship migrants north, together with 50 migrants who had been flown to Martha’s Winery. The transfer induced mass chaos on the island. The Nationwide Guard in the end known as out 125 troops to handle the scenario and the migrants had been bused off the Winery.
Winery residents claimed they didn’t have companies or area for the migrants, although dozens of obtainable properties had been obtainable on Airbnb. Others recommended former President Obama may open his sprawling property to the migrants.
“What a variety of Republican politicians fail to grasp is that not everybody shares their zero-sum, shortage mindset,” AOC said earlier Friday. “Many people perceive that immigrants and refugees are a blessing. They’ve a lot to supply our nation, & a lot of our development as a nation is due to them.”