Eagle Pass Declares Emergency Due to Influx of Illegal Immigrants

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Rolando Salinas, Jr., the mayor of Eagle Pass, Texas, has issued an emergency declaration due to a “severe” surge in illegal immigration. Mr. Salinas signed the order on Sept. 19, officially declaring a state of disaster for the city of Eagle Pass that will last for at least seven days and may be renewed if the crisis persists. Eagle Pass’s 30,000 or so residents have been overwhelmed by an influx of thousands of illegal immigrants in recent days, which comes amid a broader surge of people seeking to cross the...

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