DHS Chief Mayorkas: Haitian Migrant Disaster Is ‘Nothing New’

DHS Chief Mayorkas: Haitian Migrant Disaster Is ‘Nothing New’

Fatherland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas stated on this week’s broadcast of “Fox Info Sunday” that the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, which most currently created a magnet for Haitian migrants, was “nothing unusual.”

Anchor Chris Wallace stated, “Hasn’t this administration created a magnet? Haven’t you given Haitians and 1,000,000 more immigrants will you have an find with since Joe Biden came into office? Haven’t you given them a reason to trust there’s an practical chance in the event that they advance into this nation, they’re going to end up being released into the nation and have months or perchance years to end right here?”

Mayorkas stated, “Chris, right here’s nothing unusual. We’ve seen this originate of irregular migration many, time and once more for the length of the years. I don’t know if  Governor Abbott stated the identical thing in 2019 when there were more than 1,000,000 of us encountered on the southern border.”

Wallace stated, “It has gotten worse. The statistics of your contain department demonstrate that the flood of of us coming illegally all around the border has gotten worse below the Biden demonstration.”

Mayorkas stated, “I wouldn’t call it a flood.”

Wallace shot aid, “What would you call it?”

Mayorkas stated, “We have now seen tremendous numbers of different folks encountered at our border making a dispute for asylum, for humanitarian reduction, which is a statute, which is a law of the United States that people can gather a dispute, a terror of persecution by reason of their membership in a selected social community. That’s what the law provides. We are absolutely seeing an amazing number right here on this yr, nonetheless in 2019, we seen an amazing number, in 2014, in 2010. Right here is nothing unusual. It spans many, a long time. It spans varied administrations of both occasions, and it speaks to the need for legislative reform.”

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