The border with The United States and Mexico got more chaotic now that hundreds of migrants have been left in a Texas town.
And Beto O’Rourke wants Americans to give them cash.
The building of migrants at the border has become overwhelming and there is no other places to house them, The Daily Mail reported.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) suddenly dropped off about 130 Central American migrants on Christmas Day at an El Paso bus station with no food, shelter, or money – with hundreds more to come.
City officials were left scrambling on Tuesday to provide a place to stay for the migrants, most of whom were planning to travel to another destination so they could stay with a sponsor while the government reviews requests for asylum.
The news came on the same day U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency’s care this month.
Earlier on Tuesday, Jakelin Caal, a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala who died after she and her father were arrested after crossing the border, was laid to rest in her native village of San Antonio Secortez.
The deaths of young migrant children has sparked outrage over the administration’s policies toward asylum seekers.
ICE has been releasing migrants from detention centers for weeks due to overcapacity, according to Texas Monthly.
The released migrants, mostly from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, were found by asylum officers to have a credible fear of persecution if they were to be repatriated.
So they have been permitted to stay in the U.S. while pursuing the uphill legal battle of obtaining asylum.
ICE usually has coordinated with local groups, charities, and nonprofits to arrange the orderly handover of migrants so that they could be housed in shelters.
But the agency gave no explanation as to why it dumped scores of migrants on the streets of El Paso without any food or shelter in 40-degree weather.
He got SLAMMED.
Hundreds of migrant families released onto the streets of El Paso on Christmas Eve, without food, money or help. ICE says more will be released tomorrow and following day. If you would like to help – please donate to migrant shelter Annunciation House: https://t.co/062olxpA6Z
— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) December 24, 2018
Wouldn't have this problem if they would have stayed home
— William Nichols (@Wildwill1972) December 25, 2018
I'd like to "help" them back to their nations of origin.
— Domelights Unbound (@Domelights) December 25, 2018
Encourage more caravans. Eventually, it’ll break the back of the American taxpayer.
— Michael Glenn Strahan (@StrahanGlenn) December 25, 2018
You want us to give them cash? For breaking the law?
— Carmine Sabia (@CarmineSabia) December 26, 2018
How about we help OUR homeless veterans first!!
— Johnny Voom (@JohnnyVoom) December 26, 2018
Beto go sit in the corner and let the grownup’s talk, ok?