EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke — a potential candidate in the 2020 presidential election — is calling for donations and help after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dropped off at least 200 migrants at the El Paso, Texas, bus station.Mother's Day Rush Highlights Staffing Shortages At North Texas Restaurants
ICE dropped off the migrants Sunday and Monday at the local Greyhound station, with more buses of people expected on Christmas day.
The agency typically coordinates with local shelters to make sure there is space for them to stay. But U.S. Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, O’Rourke’s successor, tells The Associated Press that ICE officials dropped people off at the bus station after Annunciation House said it didn’t have enough space.READ MORE: Body Of Elderly Man Recovered From Joe Pool Lake
Escobar called ICE’s action “really alarming.”
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