Busload of migrants dropped off at Kamala Harris’ DC home

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Busload of migrants dropped off at Kamala Harris' DC home

Dozens of migrants were bused from Texas to DC and deposited on the doorstep of border czar and Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday morning.

The newcomers, who said they came from Nicaragua, were filmed getting off the bus, some wrapped in blankets against the morning chill, carrying their belongings outside the Naval Observatory shortly before 7 a.m.

NBC News’ Gary Grumbach tweeted that the new arrivals — among them young children — were immediately met by volunteers from the humanitarian organization SAMU First Response who assessed their needs and found out their travel plans, before loading them into vans headed for the organization’s headquarters.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has now shipped more than 8,400 migrants to DC alone since April.

An additional 5,000 men, women and children have been sent to New York City and Chicago to protest the Biden administration’s perceived failure to tackle the border crisis and curb the influx of migrants into the country.

Dozens of people, some wrapped in blankets, were seen climbing off the bus outside Harris' home in DC.
Dozens of people, some wrapped in blankets, were seen climbing off the bus outside Harris’ home in DC.
Gary Grumbach / NBC News
Dozens of people, some wrapped in blankets, seen climbing off the bus outside Harris' home in DC.
The newcomers, among them young children, were met by volunteers from the humanitarian organization SAMU First Response.
Gary Grumbach / NBC News
The new arrivals loaded into vans to take them to the charity organization's headquarters in DC.
The new arrivals were loaded into vans to take them to the charity organization’s headquarters in DC.
Gary Grumbach / NBC News

This isn’t the first time that migrants have been dropped off outside the guarded gates of Harris’ official residence.

During the Biden presidency, migrants have crossed the border in record numbers — with a record-shattering 2.4 million people crossing into the US during the 2022 fiscal year.

Between September and October, at least three buses from Texas brought a total of more than 125 migrants on Harris’ doorstep, after the VP claimed in NBC’s “Meet the Press” interview that the US had a “secure” border.

According to recent Customs and Border Protection data, migrant arrest numbers have almost doubled under the Biden administration and already exceed last year’s record.

Kamala Harris
Between September and October, more than 120 migrants were dropped off on Harris’ doorstep in DC as part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s relocation program.
AP

President Biden appointed Harris to tackle the illegal immigration crisis back in March 2021, but she waited three months before visiting the US-Mexico border for the first time — and even then she stayed away from the epicenter of the problem.

Other Republican governors, including Arizona’s Doug Ducey and Florida’s Ron DeSantis, have followed in Abbott’s footsteps by shipping migrants to Democrat-controlled cities.

DeSantis made national headlines in September when he flew two planeloads of migrants from Texas to the wealthy liberal enclave of Martha’s Vineyard’s in Massachusetts. The stunt is now the subject of multiple lawsuits.

The migrant relocation campaign has sparked an outcry from the leaders of New York City and DC, who accused Republicans of using asylum-seekers fleeing poverty and violence to score political points.

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