Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement in response to reports that migrants Have been assimilated into the U.S. through Texas despite testing positive for COVID-19.
As reported by the New York Post, “More than 100 illegal immigrants who tested positive for the coronavirus — after their arrival in Texas since late January — have been released by the Border Patrol into the Lone Star State and are free to travel to other parts of the US, according to reports.”
In response, Gov. Abbott issued the following statement via Twitter:
The Biden Administration’s softer approach to border security has been under fire by both sides of the aisle over the past week.
Democrat Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) recently voiced concern over Joe Biden’s immigration policies after just over a month of being in office.
“The way we’re doing it right now is catastrophic and is a recipe for disaster in the middle of a pandemic,” Rep. Gonzalez told Politico.
In ending, here is an investigative story put together by local Texas news channel KPRC in regards to COVI9-19 positive migrants crossing the border and being released: