The state authority is planning to press joint charges against the Biden administration over the migrant crisis.
Texas has been forced to adopt almost 30,000 illegal migrants recently as thousands of refugees set up camps near the Texas border with Mexico. The people are trying to get into the US while the Texas migrant service is overwhelmed and can’t provide proper control.
BREAKING: Our drone is back over the international bridge in Del Rio, TX. Per source, the number of migrants waiting to be processed has now swelled to approx 8,200. It was 4,000 yesterday AM. Doubled in one day. BP overwhelmed, & Iâm told situation is âout of controlâ @FoxNewspic.twitter.com/ThJJJ0JWCT
The County Commissioner Beau Nettleton, who is leading the charge with the lawsuit, said: “We’ve talked about immigration reform for as long as I can remember. Both parties have had control of Washington at one point or another over the last 20 years, and we have failed to do anything about it other than creating the mess that we have today.”
Meanwhile, the Panama Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes said on Wednesday that over 60,000 thousand migrants are headed to the US through the Central American countries. The Minister noticed that the migrants mostly are coming from Haiti.
“We’ve engaged with every single authority that we can think of, that we can come across, to say, ‘Please, let’s pay attention to this,'” said Mouynes.
The Panamanian Minister had a meeting with members of Congress as well as the US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas in Washington on Wednesday.
“It is impossible for Panama to solve it on its own,” Mouynes added.
A couple of weeks ago, the US-Mexico border bridge became an area of an unfolding humanitarian crisis as thousands of migrants from Haiti and other Caribbean countries remained under the bridge in awful conditions.
Del Rio has seen a steep rise in asylum seekers this year from distressed countries like Cuba, Venezuela, and Haiti.
But now the sheriff says CBP is so backlogged, there are about 8,400 migrants â he estimates 70% from Haiti â waiting to be apprehended under the port bridge. pic.twitter.com/8VJRehZLnv
Haiti had faced several horrendous accidents in the summer period. The Caribbean country has significantly suffered from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that led to deaths, but the majority of the affected who managed to survive had lost their properties and harvest.
US Border Patrol agents try to stop Haitian migrants entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas.
US says it will ramp up deportation flights for migrants flooding into Del Rio as authorities scramble to alleviate a burgeoning crisis