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Patience Wearing Thin on Residents in Town Where ‘Migrants’ Were Dropped

Residents of small towns have been welcoming to migrants. But some are starting to wonder how long they can last.

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A small town in New Mexico where thousands of asylum-seeking “migrants” have been dropped is beginning to question whether it can handle the influx of foreigners.

Deming, New Mexico has taken in 2,600 “migrants” in a period of two weeks, according to Wall Street Journal, and is now operating a shelter for “migrants.” The town has only 14,000 residents. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been releasing “migrants” into towns across the American southwest when their sectors are filled to capacity.

In Deming, the town has been welcoming. But some are asking questions.

“You have volunteers that are starting to get burned out,” resident Sophia Cruz reportedly said. “There’s no turning them away. So what then?”

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Cruz is a former border patrol agent herself.

Border Patrol has attempted to drop “migrants” at shelters and charitable organizations, but in many instances, even those places are overrun.

From Wall Street Journal:

Larger cities, like San Diego, nearby Las Cruces, and McAllen, Texas, have had substantial help from charities and aid groups in their scramble to find temporary housing for migrants dropped off by the Border Patrol. But the impact reverberates deeper [in Deming], where resources are scant. The day after the first wave of migrants was dropped in town, Deming declared a state of emergency—becoming the second community sheltering migrants to do so, after Yuma, Arizona.

Progress on border security in Washington, D.C., has been slow. Big League Politics reported:

President Donald J. Trump has declared a national state of emergency, for which several heavily-blue states immediately sued his administration. Democrats refuse to budge on the issue, unwilling to secure America’s borders. As illegal border crossings surge, they blocked a meaningful amount of wall funding in the 2019 federal budget.

In what many conservatives see as a colossal failure, the Republican Congress, led by former Speaker Paul Ryan, current Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, failed to deliver wall funding to the president’s desk during all of 2017 and 2018, when Republicans held the House, the Senate, and the White House.


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