People are NEVER gonna stop doing whatever to come to America…..
The bodies of at least 46 people believed to be migrants who crossed into the United States from Mexico were found dead on Monday in and around a tractor-trailer that had been abandoned on the outskirts of San Antonio, state and city officials said.
At least 16 others, including children, were taken to local hospitals alive but suffering from heat exhaustion and apparent dehydration, city officials said during a news conference at the scene of what appeared to be one of the worst episodes of migrant death in the United States in recent years.
“The plight of migrants seeking refuge is always a humanitarian crisis,” Mayor Ron Nirenberg of San Antonio told reporters late Monday. “But tonight we are dealing with a horrific human tragedy.”
The chief of the San Antonio Police Department, William McManus, said three people had been taken into custody. Earlier in the day, officers had been searching for the driver of the vehicle, who appeared to have abandoned the truck sometime before it was discovered in a remote area near railroad tracks and auto salvage yards southwest of downtown. Chief McManus did not say if the driver was among those detained….
San Antonio is a major transit point for migrants making their way from Texas to places across the United States. Tens of thousands of migrants have passed through the city in recent months, according to immigrant advocates. Smugglers often transport large numbers of migrants in trailers, vans or S.U.V.s after meeting them in remote areas once they have managed to enter the United States…
The number of migrants apprehended while entering the United States through the southern border has risen to the highest level in decades.
In May, encounters between Customs and Border Protection officials and unauthorized migrants near the southern border rose more than 30 percent from a year earlier, according to the agency’s data.
Across the border, which stretches from Texas to California, there have been as many as 18,000 encounters a day between officials and migrants.
During the 2021 fiscal year, most migrants encountered by U.S. officials at the border were from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, according to the Pew Research Center. The migrants have cited violence and poverty exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and hurricanes as motives to leave their countries….
Eastern Europe just took in over 3 MILLION refugees from the Ukraine in THREE MONTHS…..