Alejandro Mayorkas, Haiti, Texas

Alejandro Mayorkas, Haiti

Mayorkas concerned Haitians receiving 'false information' U.S. border is open

More than 10,000 migrants, many of them Haitians, have crossed the Rio Grande river and are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas.

9/20/2021 11:33:00 PM

More than 10,000 migrants, many of them Haiti ans, have crossed the Rio Grande river and are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas .

More than 10,000 migrants, many of them Haiti ans, have crossed the Rio Grande river and are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas .

said officials are worried that Haitians are getting"false information" about migrating to the U.S.More than 10,000 people, predominantly from Haiti, have recently crossed the Rio Grande river and are camping out under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas. The size of the camp has grown tremendously over the past few days, overwhelming border officials and local communities.

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Mayorkas visited the bridge on Monday, calling the situation"heartbreaking" and"distinct" from the other large movements of migrants the administration has experienced."We are very concerned the Haitians who are taking this irregular migration path are receiving false information that the border is open or that temporary protected status is available," Mayorkas told reporters at a press conference."I want to make sure that it is known that this is not the way to come to the U.S. That is false information."

The secretary also said it's"tragic" that families are being deceived by smugglers for monetary gain.The Biden administration extended temporary protected status earlier this year for the tens of thousands of Haitians already living in the U.S. But since then, many more migrants have tried to enter the country despite not qualifying for the program.

Mayorkas noted Monday that only individuals living in the U.S. prior to July 29 are eligible for temporary protected status.Haiti has been consumed by crisis in recent months, including a major earthquake last month that left more than 2,000 people dead and the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in July. The nation's economy is also in turmoil amid the coronavirus pandemic.

But officials believe many of the migrants arriving in Del Rio have been living in South America after the 2010 earthquake.Mayorkas warned those thinking of making the journey:"If you come to the United States illegally, you will be returned."

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Monday officials are worried that Haitians are getting “false information” about migrating to the U.S. Above, migrants, many of them Haitian, cross the Rio Grande to get food and supplies near the Del Rio-Acuna Port of Entry in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on September 18, 2021.

Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty ImagesAn additional 600 border agents and volunteer personnel from theDepartment of Homeland Security(DHS) have been sent to Del Rio to address the situation. More personnel will be deployed to the area if needed, Mayorkas said.

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The department is also working to secure additional transportation for return flights to Haiti and other countries. Mayorkas anticipates that one to three flights will be conducted per day. Read more: Newsweek »

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Opinion | The Del Rio Migrant MessFrom WSJopinion: The Biden Administration keeps saying the border is closed, though that won’t matter if it doesn’t work to change U.S. law opinion I am a graduate student at Columbia University.I got my bachelor degree and graduated from USC.But just because I was a transfer student from HIT WEIHAI to USC, my U.S visa was revoked under P.P.10043 which should be modified or canceled,It is unreasonable. Best wishes to you. opinion Congress has to change U.S. law For more than a decade Republicans have refused to even debate any legislation refusing to even consider their own proposals Once upon a time GOP leadership espoused fact driven ideas, with ideologically consistent policies, sadly no longer so opinion Why call the border a mess after spending Billions and Billions on border guards and walls. Maybe the mess comes from the countries the people are fleeing.

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