Greg Abbott Continues Bussing Legal Asylum Seekers to Northern Cities

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2022
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Southern border crossings are their highest level in years, according to statistics from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. And since April, more than 170 buses have left the state of Texas under Governor Greg Abbott's "Operation Lone Star" program, filled with more than 6,600 asylum seekers sent on 30+ hour rides to Washington D.C. and New York City — often without food, water, medical supplies or rest stops.

Run by the state's Division of Emergency Management, Texas officials insist that these rides are free, safe and voluntary. And Abbott insists that the...

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