Officials say as many as 30,000 migrants flooded Del Rio, all have been cleared from camp

Officials say as many as 30,000 migrants flooded Del Rio, all have been cleared from camp

9/25/2021 7:30:00 AM

Officials say as many as 30,000 migrants flooded Del Rio, all have been cleared from camp

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday that all migrants camped out under the Del Rio International Bridge in southern Texas have been cleared.

have been cleared. "As of this morning, there are no longer any migrants in the camp underneath the Del Rio International Bridge," the secretary told reporters.Mayorkas said that up to 30,000 people were encountered in Del Rio since Sept. 9 and that as many as 15,000 were concentrated there at one time. 

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FLORIDA REP. WILSON TELLS BIDEN TO 'PAY' MIGRANTS NOT TO COME TO USApproximately 12,400 individuals are expected to have their cases heard by an immigration judge to decide whether they will be allowed to remain in the U.S.Another 8,000 have chosen to return to Mexico, while an estimated 5,000 migrants are being processed by DHS, which will determine whether they will be deported or placed in an immigration processing center, Mayorkas said. 

"Migrants continue to be expelled under the CDC’s Title 42 authority," Mayorkas said."Title 42 is a public health authority and not an immigration policy."Democrats have pushed back on the use of Title 42 – first implemented under the Trump administration – as it allows federal officials to sidestep usual immigration practices to protect against the spread of COVID-19.

Mayorkas also pointed out that Title 42 is a policy that"is applicable and has been applicable to all irregular migration during this pandemic.""It is not specific to Haitian nationals or the current situation," he added, in an apparent attempt to counter accusations of racism. 

Roughly 2,000 people — mostly Haitians in the most recent border surge — have been deported so far. Only those who can prove they have an"acute vulnerability" or threat of torture will be permitted to remain in the U.S.U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) – which falls under DHS – came under fire this week after images surfaced depicting aggressive actions by CBP officers on horseback blocking Haitian migrants from illegally crossing into the U.S. 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPCBP officers have now been barred by the administration from using horses in the Del Rio sector, and an investigation has been launched. "The agents involved in these incidents have been assigned to administrative duties and are not interacting with migrants while the investigation is ongoing," Mayorkas said.

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This guy is actually helping ILLEGALS flood and overwhelm our country.

White House says border officials in Del Rio will no longer use horsesHorses will no longer be used by border patrol officers in Del Rio, Texas, following the release of photographs that showed agents charging at Haitian migrants seeking to cross into the U.S. Ah yes cause the horses were the problem.. Who cares? What's the difference between horses and the inevitable ATVs, UTVs and mobile tac units? nice

White House says horses will no longer be used by border officials in Del RioHorses will no longer be used by border patrol officers in Del Rio, Texas, following the release of photographs that showed agents charging at Haitian migrants seeking to cross into the U.S. 👀 didn’t see 1 black horse back riding agent out there 🤔 Smart decision. Means they have probably been using these tactics for a long time, but they just became visible.

Del Rio camp cleared as last remaining migrants departAfter several days of living in squalid conditions under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas, the last remaining migrants departed a makeshift camp So where did they go ? Jason Miller organized a caravan of Haitian migrants from Brazil to create the'border crisis'that the GOP is talking about. He went on Sept 7 to Brazil & met Bolsonaro.He was briefly detained by police for questioning. Suddenly we have an organized caravan of Haitians from Brazil Where did they all go This Administration placed them all into America cities. This was done without vetting , without Covid tests. Without any medical tests. This is putting every American at risk. This is simply stupid!!!!

Migrants have been cleared from under Del Rio bridge, Mayorkas saysThe thousands of mostly Haitian migrants who had been encamped underneath a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, have been removed and either deported to Haiti or placed in immigration proceedings, DHS Sec. Mayorkas says. Can't believe they let most of them in. There's 20k more in Colombia making their way north now. What are we in for? No Haitian should be allowed into this country. They are like animals. Dominican Republic has a HUGE wall up to keep them out. Since they're criminals why weren't they all deported or jailed?

Del Rio bridge camp empty following Haitian migrant surgeThe last migrants camping under the Del Rio International Bridge, which connects Texas and Mexico, departed on Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced during a White House press briefing.Driving the news: Thousands of migrants, mostly from Haiti, had arrived to the makeshift camp after crossing the southern border seeking asylum. Roughly 1,800 migrants will now head to U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing centers.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Ma

DHS temporarily suspends use of horse patrol in Del RioThe Department of Homeland Security has temporarily suspended the use of horse patrol in the Del Rio, Texas, sector, a Homeland Security official told reporters Thursday. Lol, Jesus! What’s next? Biden suspends BP because they are being mean and arresting people who cross illegally? why doesn't your network move to russia or china. You are now more communist than capitalist. A lot of nay sayers in the comments