Tillis at southern border this week, calls it a “humanitarian and security crisis” | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the Carolina Journal. The author of this post is CJ Staff.

    On Monday and Tuesday this week U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-NC, is at the southern border in El Paso, Texas and Yuma, Arizona. While there, N.C.'s senior senator is meeting with U.S. Border Patrol and Customs agents. He is traveling with congressional colleagues Kyrsten Sinema, I-AZ, John Cornyn, R-TX, Mark Kelly, D-AZ, James Lankford, R-OK) Chris Coons, D-DE, Jerry Moran, R-KS, and Chris Murphy, D-CT.

    "There is a humanitarian and security crisis raging at the southern border, with historic illegal entries and massive amounts of dangerous drugs being smuggled into our country due to failed policies and enforcement coming from Washington," said Tillis. "I look forward to visiting the border again to meet with our brave Border Patrol agents, see what is happening first-hand, and discuss what solutions both parties need to put forward to fix this crisis and make our country safe and secure."

    Tillis also visited the area in March of 2021, after a migrant surge followed the Biden administration's reversal of Trump-era immigration policy and led to people living under bridges in towns along the border. This time the delegation will tour processing facilities, meet with local law enforcement officers, community leaders, and non-profits that accept and care for asylum seekers leaving CBP custody.

    The visit follows President Joe Biden's visit to the southern border near El Paso over the weekend. It was Biden's first visit to the border as president despite calls from the U.S. Border Patrol agency and leaders of Texas and Arizona amid a record 2.4 million migrants stopped at the border this year.

    In the visit Sunday, Biden did not go to the areas where the immigration crisis is heaviest. He went to a migrant respite center but did not see or interact with any migrants. A White House spokesman told CNN that it was "coincidental" that no migrants were at the facility the president visited.

    The White House announced Thursday last week new policies expanding parole process, continuation of Title 42 expedited removal for those crossing the border illegally, tripling of migrant resettlement facilities in the United States, and a new app where migrants can schedule an appointment to claim asylum.

    "The Biden-Harris Administration intends to welcome up to 20,000 refugees from Latin American and Caribbean countries during Fiscal Years 2023 and 2024, putting the United States on pace to more than triple refugee admissions from the Western Hemisphere this Fiscal Year alone," the White House announcement read.

    However, the Border Patrol Union says the president's visit lacked substance.

    Tillis and Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema tried to strike a last-minute immigration deal before the Senate adjourned in December. Their agreement would have offered a path to citizenship for so-called "dreamer" illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. It also would also have spent $25 billion more for border security and extended Title 42 for at least a year until new "regional processing centers" provided for in the bill could be built.

In what may be the most divisive period in modern American History, even more divisive than the turbulent sixties due to today's lack of patriotism, consider what are the major catalysts causing so much of this calamity of conflict, and vote: What most instigates the division of America, on this day September 20, 2022?
  Racism within our society
  Sex realignment to the detriment of our society.
  Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border Policy for the Demographic Upheaval of OUR Constitutional Republic
  Rampant Crime in Democratic controlled cities, and the possible contagion elsewhere
  Covid Pandemic, and its mishandling at the political, and bureaucratic levels.
  The unresolved questions /allegation regarding the flawed 2020 General Election
  January 6th Riot or "Armed Insurrection", depending upon patriotic perspective
  Joe Biden as Divisive Leader; Ineffective and Corrupt Executive
  Failed Education Industry, from an overall perspective, regarding all levels of education.
  Propagandistic Media in complete conflict with the First Amendment's guarantee of Freedom of Speech, and the awesome responsibility of a Free Press..
  "Orangeman Bad!"
  Bureaucracy rushing to a behemoth size, its unjustified expense, and far too often overreach.
  The Weaponized Deep State for political purposes
  A secular ambivalence to all that is real.
  Record number of overdose deaths from opioids and now Fentanyl
  Biden Administration's disastrous Foreign Policy
  Bidenflation /supply chain failure inevitably evolving into stagflation and recession.
  "Ultra MAGA Extremists" freely speaking louder AND LOUDER!
896 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

The previous poll on Eastern NC NOW showcased what are many of OUR Constitutional Republic's certain obstacles to remain viable, where the top encumbrance to that continuance as a functioning Republic was the Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border. Understanding this overwhelming concern to real America citizens: Do you believe it important to challenge the veracity of those legislated concerns of Democratic Socialists by transporting Illegal Migrants to their Sanctuary cities, counties and states for their direct care?
  Yes; test the depth of their "compassion" by giving Democratic Socialists an opportunity to enact all Sanctuary provisions in their communities to test how much they truly do care.
  No; the Biden /Harris Wide Open Southern Border Project is designed to only inundate "Red States" to begin their Demographic Upheaval for the benefit of we Democratic Socialists, our politics.
  I generally do NOT care about politics, but it is fun watching abject hypocrites squirm; maybe I will start getting more involved.
384 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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