The asylum seekers using TikTok to share perils of Darien Gap | Migration News

Bogota, Colombia – Before Enderson Contreras embarked on a 45-day journey that began in Peru and ended in the United States, he checked the popular video app TikTok for insights on the dangerous trek that lay before him. Contreras had heard rumors of the dangers of the Darien Gap, a lawless, 96km (60-mile) jungle passage … Read more

‘Didn’t Spend a Dime or Day’ in Texas: O’Rourke Slams Biden for Hispanic Voters’ Swing to GOP

https://sputniknews.com/20220925/didnt-spend-a-dime-or-day-in-texas-orourke-slams-biden-for-hispanic-voters-swing-to-gop-1101196040.html ‘Didn’t Spend a Dime or Day’ in Texas: O’Rourke Slams Biden for Hispanic Voters’ Swing to GOP ‘Didn’t Spend a Dime or Day’ in Texas: O’Rourke Slams Biden for Hispanic Voters’ Swing to GOP According to Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee for governor in the November midterms, his party got a ‘wakeup call’ in … Read more

Why Republican governors are relocating migrants across US | Migration News

Washington, D.C., – For months, the Republican governor of Texas has been sending asylum seekers on buses to Democratic-run states – without prior warning or coordination – to draw attention to the rising number of migrants into the United States through its border crossing with Mexico. Arizona followed soon after, and more recently, the governor … Read more

New York City opening emergency centres for asylum seekers | Migration News

Mayor says new centers will provide shelter, food and healthcare to hundreds of people bused into the city each day. Emergency centers will be opened in New York City to provide support for migrants and asylum seekers, the mayor has announced, as Republican lawmakers from other parts of the United States continue to send busloads … Read more

White House Monitoring Reports About Migrants Being Flown to Biden’s Home State Delaware

https://sputniknews.com/20220920/white-house-says-monitoring-reports-that-migrants-flown-to-bidens-home-state-delaware-1101020291.html White House Monitoring Reports About Migrants Being Flown to Biden’s Home State Delaware White House Monitoring Reports About Migrants Being Flown to Biden’s Home State Delaware WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) – The Biden administration is tracking reports about migrants being flown from Texas to President Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware… 2022.09.20, Sputnik International 2022-09-20T18:20+0000 2022-09-20T18:20+0000 … Read more

‘Preyed upon’: Texas sheriff opens probe into US migrant flights | Migration News

A county sheriff in Texas has opened a criminal investigation into flights that transported dozens of migrants from the US state to Martha’s Vineyard last week, after observers raised questions about the legality of the move. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said at a news conference on Monday evening that 48 migrants were “lured under … Read more

Florida Authorities Paid $615,000 for Migrants to Be Transferred to Martha’s Vineyard, Docs Reveal

https://sputniknews.com/20220918/florida-authorities-paid-615000-for-migrants-to-be-transferred-to-marthas-vineyard-docs-reveal-1100915007.html Florida Authorities Paid $615,000 for Migrants to Be Transferred to Martha’s Vineyard, Docs Reveal Florida Authorities Paid $615,000 for Migrants to Be Transferred to Martha’s Vineyard, Docs Reveal Florida, Texas, and other southern US states, along with Arizona, have been criticizing what they see as the Biden administration’s inadequate border security… 09/18/2022, Sputnik International … Read more

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard moving to US military base | Migration News

White House condemns transfer of 50 Venezuelan migrants to wealthy US island as ‘cruel stunt’ by Republicans. Migrants who were flown to the wealthy US island of Martha’s Vineyard this week in what critics have denounced as a “cruel political stunt” by Republican lawmakers are being moved to a military base, Massachusetts state officials announced. … Read more

Texas sends two buses of migrants to US vice president’s home | Migration News

Two buses carrying migrants and asylum seekers have arrived near the home of United States Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, DC, in what critics have denounced as an effort by Republicans to use migrants as “political pawns” ahead of midterm elections. Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, said in a statement on Thursday … Read more

Texas Border Town Asks for Refrigerators to Store Bodies of Drowned Migrants as Morgues Overwhelmed

https://sputniknews.com/20220912/texas-border-town-asks-for-refrigerators-to-store-bodies-of-drowned-migrants-as-morgues-overwhelmed-1100686499.html Texas Border Town Asks for Refrigerators to Store Bodies of Drowned Migrants as Morgues Overwhelmed Texas Border Town Asks for Refrigerators to Store Bodies of Drowned Migrants as Morgues Overwhelmed WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Authorities in Eagle Pass, a small town in Texas on the border with Mexico, have requested refrigerators to store the bodies … Read more