more texas migrants arrive in los angeles, straining resources
Resources are running low for the busloads of immigrants that Texas Governor Greg Abbott is still transporting to Los Angeles.
The most recent bus, which had 44 migrants on board, went from Brownsville, Texas, to Union Station on Saturday.
They came from Peru, China, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela. 14 of them were kids, ranging in age from 2 to 14. They were brought to Cathedral High School in Chinatown, where they received food and had their medical needs assessed.
According to officials, between 150 and 160 people have come over the past five weeks. According to officials, resources are becoming more scarce as more people arrive.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)’s Jorge Mario Cabrera claims that when migrants arrive, they “will be received with dignity and respect.”
Cabrera added, However, we must be clear that our resources are not limitless.
Since June 14, five buses have arrived in Los Angeles. 20,000 migrants may have been transported by bus or otherwise sent by Abbott to states and cities with democratic governments. You should see what’s happening in New York. Every single night there, more than 50,000 migrants stay in shelters, according to Ira Mehlman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform.
Mehlman asserted that Abbott has been making the same claims about a lack of resources for years, as evidenced by the complaints from Los Angeles and New York. Mehlman is also concerned about how other people will be impacted by these limited services.
Resources are available to provide these services when more people are trying to access them, according to Mehlman. It will have an impact on everyone, including those who have a right to be in Los Angeles and the United States. They will be the ones who suffer the consequences.
The number of people roaming the streets of Los Angeles is a major concern. According to officials, they have so far been successful in placing people in homes with families or other groups.
Of course, it includes those among the asylum seekers who might not have a place to go. The majority of them have so far found homes with friends, family, or sponsors, according to Cabrera.
The one issue on which both sides can agree is the need for reform of the immigration system.
The American immigration system is undoubtedly flawed, according to Cabrera. But our hearts can never be broken.
Mehlman states that to send the administration a clear message that this must stop, they must work together across party lines and state lines.
Officials in Los Angeles claim they require assistance to deal with the rising number of arrivals. Still, they emphasize that despite their limited resources, they will continue to make the best efforts possible.