Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced this week that he organized for a bus to bring about 40 immigrants north to Denver, Colorado, where they were left near a park, as part of an ongoing plan to move more migrants to the city, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Abbott recently announced that Texas has relocated more than 18,500 people as part of his efforts to send migrants who have been processed at the border to northern cities.
The governor claimed in an interview earlier this month that these "are the chosen cities by the migrants themselves. Every one of these migrants who gets on a bus, they volunteer to go and they choose the cities they go to. They want to go to New York. They want to go to Chicago."
Abbott released a statement on Twitter addressing the bus to Denver.
"Until the President and his Administration step up and fulfill their constitutional duty to secure the border, the State of Texas will continue busing migrants to self-declared sanctuary cities like Denver to provide much-needed relief to our small border towns," Abbott wrote.
"At the Governor's direction, our border bus missions continue with additional buses leaving overwhelmed Texas border communities daily," the Texas Division of Emergency Management told Denverite in a statement. "Prior to boarding the state-sponsored buses, each migrant signs a voluntary consent to travel waiver indicating their final destination on the bus is either New York City, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago, or Denver."
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