Texas governor sends migrants to New York City as immigration standoff accelerates
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, said on Friday he has started to send buses carrying migrants to New York City in an effort to push responsibility for border crossers to Democratic mayors and U.S. President Joe Biden, a Democrat.
Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is now busing migrants to New York City
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that Texas is now busing migrants from the Mexican border to New York City, the state’s latest confrontation with an East Coast city over the influx at the border.Abbott’s office said the first bus to New York City would arrive Friday morning at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. It comes months after Texas began offering migrants bus rides to Washington, D.C., where the mayor, Muriel Bowser, has said the city is …
Migrants from Texas border arrive at NYC’s Port Authority Bus Terminal as Gov. Greg Abbott’s feud with Mayor Adams escalates
The migrants pulled in on a bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown around 6:30 a.m., with a news release from Abbott declaring New York was now “a drop-off location” for the migrants crossing the border into Texas. Fox News was the only news outlet present at the terminal when the bus arrived.