Republican Governors have been sending illegal migrants who have poured over the southern border to Democrat-run states and cities, but according to Chicago (Democrat) Mayor, Lori Lightfoot – that’s racist.
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott, bused illegals in his state to Washington DC, Chicago and New York City – all by Democrats who constantly bang on about how illegal migrants are wanted and welcomed in the United States – so long as they are not in their areas, of course.
The Mayor’s Office released a statement about the latest arrivals in Chicago saying:
“Chicago is a welcoming city and as such has collaborated across various departments and agencies to ensure we greeted them with dignity and respect. We understand that many are fleeing violent, traumatic, or otherwise unstable environments. We will respond with essential services while these individuals navigate the next steps of their journey and our community partners have been working diligently to provide a safety net,” the statement said.
“Unfortunately, Texas Governor Greg Abbot is without any shame or humanity. But ever since he put these racist practices of expulsion in place, we have been working with our community partners to ready the city to receive these individuals. We know that racism, discrimination and human cruelty have played a pivotal role in how immigrants are received within our borders, and we are still working to recover from the previous presidential administration, which encouraged this behavior,” the Mayor’s Office added.
Never mind that Texas has been inundated with illegal migrants and Border Patrol has said that it is expected that there will be at least 2 million contacts with illegals crossing the border by the end of the fiscal year.
In a statement of his own, Gov. Abbott confirmed that the illegal migrants had been safely delivered to the “sanctuary city.”
“In addition to Washington, DC and New York City, Chicago will now be a drop-off location for the busing strategy as part of the governor’s response to President Biden’s open border policies overwhelming border communities in Texas,” the statement said.
“Mayor Lightfoot loves to tout the responsibility of her city to welcome all regardless of legal status, and I look forward to seeing this responsibility in action as these migrants receive resources from a sanctuary city with the capacity to serve them,” Abbott was quoted as saying.
To date, over 8,900 migrants have been bused to NYC, Washington DC and Chicago, with arrivals in DC starting in April and NYC being added to the list of drop-off points in August.
Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser requested assistance from the National Guard to control the migrant situation in the capital city, a request that was promptly denied.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, enraged border authorities after she implied that illegals are not just “walking across” the southern border into the United States.
The remarks prompted an angry response from one border agent, who said during a Fox News interview, “There’s only two reasons she said that, and that is either she is extremely dumb, or she is flat-out lying and hopes America is so stupid we would believe her,” he said.