A bus full of migrants who were turned away from Texas by Governor Greg Abbott after crossing the US-Mexico border arrived in New York on Friday. Abbott bussed migrants in Washington, DC, for weeks, prompting that city’s mayor to call on the National Guard for help. “Due to President Biden’s continued refusal to acknowledge the crisis caused by his open border policy, the State of Texas has had to take unprecedented action to keep our communities safe,” Abbott said in a statement. press Friday. The Republic Governor protested President Joe Biden’s decision to end a Trump-era policy that previously allowed Border Patrol agents to turn away more migrants at the border to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The bus of about 50 migrants arrived at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan on Friday morning, where they were helped by non-government volunteers. “In addition to Washington, DC, New York is the perfect destination for these migrants, who can benefit from the abundance of city services and housing that Mayor Eric Adams has boasted about in the sanctuary city,” Abbott said.
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