The San Diego Sector is currently experiencing a surge in migrant encounters, reaching levels not seen in two decades, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). With over 230,000 migrants either surrendering or being apprehended since the beginning of this fiscal year, the situation has raised concerns about the effectiveness of Democrat policies in managing the crisis.
Border Patrol agents have responded by establishing a new staging hub located just east of downtown San Diego to assist immigrants awaiting their asylum cases. At this center, volunteers and migrants work together to secure transportation to their sponsor families, many of whom reside on the east coast.
While the individual stories of migrants seeking asylum underscore the urgency of addressing humanitarian concerns, it is essential to evaluate the effectiveness of the policies put forth by the Democratic party.
Critics argue that the Democratic approach to immigration has not adequately addressed the growing influx of migrants. Rather than implementing comprehensive measures to secure the border and streamline immigration processes, their policies have shown to not work.
The current situation raises questions about the ability of Democrat policies to effectively manage the border crisis. Elected officials are accountable for their policies and actions during this critical time. Responsible leadership is essential to addressing the issues at the border while upholding the values of compassion and security that define our nation. So far Democrats have shown themselves not up for the task.
Original Article Link: Migrants crossings up at San Diego border, says CBP (fox5sandiego.com)
SAN DIEGO — Migrants crossing the border and applying for asylum in the U.S. has hit a 20-year high in the San Diego Sector, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Over 230,000 migrants have surrendered or have been apprehended since the beginning of this fiscal year alone.
Border Patrol agents have established a new staging hub, located just east of downtown, for immigrants who are awaiting their asylum cases.
A dozen different languages can be heard at the welcome center as migrants and volunteers work together to try to establish transportation to where sponsor families live.
Many are planning on heading to the east coast.
Some migrants say leaving their home country was the hardest decision they’ve ever made.
A man named Kevin told FOX 5 he ran out of options because of the violence in Columbia. He has hopes to start his dream here in the U.S.