McCarthy Urges Biden WH to Deploy National Guard Amid Haitian Migrant Surge

The Biden administration ”must recognize” the Haitian migrant surge at the Del Rio, Texas, border as a national security crisis and deploy the National Guard to help Border Patrol agents with ”more resources to control the situation,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday.

More than 10,000 mainly Haitian migrants are sheltering under a bridge in Del Rio as part of a new surge of migration to that stretch of the U.S. border.

“It is no coincidence this is happening as Democrats in Congress are moving to pass legislation that would grant immediate citizenship for up to 10 million illegal immigrants,” McCarthy said in a statement. “This is a wake-up call to Democrats that their policies are putting American lives in danger and must be abandoned.”

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