College football players in El Paso, Texas for the Sun Bowl are taking up the city’s hotel rooms, which spells “crisis” for the hundreds of illegal immigrant migrants that ICE dropped off at an El Paso bus station this week.
“We have these teams coming in to play in our Sun Bowl this weekend and the hotels are booked. We’re facing a real crisis coming up … to find places for all of these (migrant) families,” said Veronica Escobar, the district’s soon-to-be-sworn in Democratic representative.
The migrants have been reportedly enjoying hotel stays in the city courtesy of the nonprofit organization Annunciation House.
What will happen to the migrants who get bounced or blocked from hotels for a few days on account of the college football players? ICE does not seem to have any plans to deport them, due to a court order, and the number of migrants hanging around El Paso actually grew this week.
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