There’s a crisis at the southern border, and after the expiration of Title 42, it only seems to be getting worse.
FOX News reporter Bill Melugin tweeted on the subject: “Border Patrol’s reporting that there were 18,600+ known gotaways at the border last week is a concerning number.”
He continued by offering a comparable image, “That means a population size equivalent to an approx. full capacity AT&T Center (San Antonio Spurs) was able to sneak into the U.S. without capture in a single week.”
“Ladies and gentlemen,” Lauren Chen warns, “this is absolutely nothing short of an invasion.”
Chen reminds anyone watching that before they call her “anti-immigrant” or “xenophobic,” they remember she is also an immigrant — just one who did things the right way.
“Frankly, it’s a slap in the face; and no Biden, he can’t claim to be pro-immigrant while he’s literally letting all of these people jump the line of the people who are waiting overseas for processing of green cards and family reunification visas,” she adds.
However, some Republicans are fighting back.
Governor Greg Abbott of Texas has begun bussing migrants who arrived in his state to the Democrat-run cities like New York, Washington, D.C., and most recently, Chicago.
In the announcement of his decision to send migrants to Chicago Abbott said, “Mayor Lightfoot loves to tout the responsibility of her city to welcome all regardless of legal status, and I look forward to seeing this responsibility in action as these migrants receive resources from a sanctuary city with the capacity to serve them.”
The Democrats are not thrilled.
“It turns out,” Chen says, “that it’s a lot easier to advocate for open borders when open borders don’t come to your backyard.”
While Chicago is recorded as casting 97% of its votes in the 2020 presidential election for Biden, its residents are less than happy that migrants are taking their resources.
Chen plays a clip of one Chicago resident in a large crowd saying, “Now you want to overly compensate for people who never lived here before and they need to be taken care of first and foremost before anything else happens here.”
“I don’t know,” Chen mocks, “you’re all sounding a little bit racist and dare I say, a little MAGA. A little America First.”
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