Rep. Morgan Luttrell is a former Navy SEAL and represents the eastern United States. texassaid he supports the flight of migrants from the southern border. California That Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom They call it “kidnapping”.
On Friday, 16 young Venezuelan and Colombian men and women were dropped off outside the Roman Catholic parish of Sacramento after being flown from Texas through New Jersey. Mexico and to the capital of California. A second batch of 20 migrants arrived on Monday.
In an exclusive interview on Tuesday, Luttrell told DailyMail.com that he had just seen Newsom’s “ridiculous” reaction.
“I’m totally committed to that,” he said of flights, and of the influx of immigrants wreaking havoc on border cities. added.
“If you don’t care, we do. You can’t argue with me about that,” Luttrell continued.
On Friday, 16 young Venezuelan and Colombian men and women were dropped off outside the Roman Catholic parish of Sacramento after flying from Texas through New Mexico to the California capital.
He added that the state is “doing everything it can” to help law enforcement and Texas everyday people deal with the influx. The influx reached up to 10,000 illegal immigrants in the days leading up to the end of Title 42, a COVID-era Title 42 that allowed rapid deportation. national borders.
After Title 42 officially ended on May 11, border agents say the number of immigrants entering the U.S. from Mexico has dropped by 50%, according to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorcas. are still outnumbered by the number of illegal immigrants occupying the area. border town.
“My Texans on the border are losing their ranches. The very infrastructure of the city — police, paramedics, grocery stores, restaurants — is just over,” said Mr. Luttrell, who serves on the House Homeland Security Committee. Told.
A large influx of immigrants is causing people to lose their livestock and force them to sell their ranches.
“If the fence is broken and the cattle are out on the road and someone hits the cattle, it’s the rancher’s fault,” he added. “And you know, that’s never acceptable.”
Luttrell said HR2, the sweeping immigration and border security bill that passed the House of Representatives last month by a partisan vote of 219 to 213, is a “great starting point” for border security, but there is more work to be done.
Immigrants are moving deeper into Texas to quieter rural areas, according to the local county sheriff, and a small portion of the local population is feeling the effects, the Texas lawmaker added.
Luttrell told the DailyMail.com that school districts in one county have been “overwhelmed” by immigrants and have had to bring in replacement buildings and teachers, taking a toll on local residents.
Asked about what more the Homeland Commission can do this Congress to address the immigration crisis, Mr. Luttrell said there was an urgent need to “take the handcuffs off CBP” and put them to work.
“Unfortunately, the administration doesn’t allow that, and that’s where the friction is.”
Immigration flights are the latest attempt to move individuals from border towns to the interior of the United States to break up congestion.Buses of immigrants from Texas were recently sent to liberal-led Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Governor Newsom said who paid for the group’s travel and “whether the person who orchestrated the trip misled or violated anyone with false promises, or whether there was any criminal misconduct related to the recent flight.” We are working with the California Department of Justice to find out if there was.” Any criminal law, including kidnapping.
He also directly accused Florida Governor Ron DeSantis of “kidnapping” the planning and funding of the flights, though it’s not immediately clear who’s behind it.
California’s governor tweeted on Monday that Ron DeSantis was a “little pathetic man.” This is not Martha’s Vineyard. 』
He cited DeSantis’ decision to send a group of immigrants from Venezuela to a luxurious vacation destination in Massachusetts.
Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL who serves as president of the Texas Eastern District, said he supports flying immigrants from the Texas border into California in what Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom calls “kidnapping.”
More than a dozen Venezuelan and Colombian immigrants who entered the United States via Texas were transported by private plane to Sacramento, Calif., and left outside the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento (pictured).
California Gov. Newsom tweeted on Monday that Ron DeSantis was a “little pathetic man.” This is not Martha’s Vineyard.”
Attorney General Rob Bonta said the migrants had documents showing they had arrived from Florida.
“State-sanctioned kidnapping is not a public policy choice, it is immoral and abominable,” Bonta said in a statement.
State officials said the immigrants had already cleared U.S. immigration procedures and had a court date for an asylum suit when they were approached by a “private contractor representative” outside an immigration center in El Paso, Texas. said to have been given.
“They were lied to and deliberately deceived,” said Eddie Carmona, campaign director for PICO California, a faith-based community organization that has helped immigrants.
He added that the migrants had no idea where they were after being dropped off in Sacramento.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12165619/Im-Former-Navy-SEAL-Rep-Morgan-Luttrell-applauds-migrant-flights-Sacramento.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 ‘I’m in full force’: Former Navy SEAL Morgan Luttrell says he’s against immigration flights to Sacramento