The flood of illegal immigrants coming across the U.S.-Mexico border has now filled holding facilities and local shelters to capacity, so officials are now simply releasing the migrants with a bus ticket and court date to appear for a hearing months in the future.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection denies the situation is “catch and release,” but folks at a bus station in McAllen, Texas seem to prove otherwise.
#UPDATE More people being released at the bus station in McAllen after being let go by CBP due to lack of space. Border Patrol agents from other stations being sent to McAllen to help with the processing of immigrants. My live report is coming up. #immigration #BorderNews #Border pic.twitter.com/b2T2hJqirI
— Sydney Hernandez (@SydneyKGBT) March 25, 2019
KGBT reporter Sydney Hernandez explained what’s happening in a video posted to Twitter on Tuesday:
So the process that’s happening right now with Customs and Border Protection is they have no space, there’s no more, they’re at capacity, so once they are processed they are then taken to the Catholic charities here in McAllen and they too have already told us they are completely at capacity.
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