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More migrants made their way through San Antonio airport, bus stations, DHS confirms

SAN ANTONIO – More migrants have made their way through the City of San Antonio, main many to question why they’re right here and the place they’re going.

Dozens have been seen on the San Antonio International Airport and at metropolis Greyhound bus stations.

After migrants are processed, they’re taken to bus stations or airports to reunite with household within the U.S. as they watch for asylum courtroom hearings, in response to the Department of Homeland Security. The division issued this assertion late Friday:



“The City of San Antonio has been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security regarding additional releases throughout South Texas. As a result of these releases, there has been an increase in migrants transiting San Antonio through the San Antonio Airport and Greyhound Bus Station. The Office of the Immigrant Liaison and the Department of Human Services are working closely with local nonprofit partners to provide a compassionate layover. Local nonprofit partners are seeking volunteer support services. Those interested in volunteering can contact the Interfaith Welcome Coalition at interfaithwelcomecoalition.org, Catholic Charities at ccaosa.org, and the San Antonio Food Bank at safoodbank.org.”

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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg mentioned the migrants have been dropped off with out discover earlier this week, however the metropolis is asking to be notified if this occurs once more.

“Several dozen migrants were dropped off without notice. We asked them again to provide as much logistical head up as possible… Prior to that, it had been occurring, but with better coordination with FEMA officials, with ICE officials.”

We’ve reached out to the Interfaith Welcome Coalition, Catholic Charities and the San Antonio Food Bank for additional particulars.

We’ll replace this story as extra data turns into out there.

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