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The fourth Texas migrant bus arrives in DC near the United States Capitol


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A fourth bus carrying migrants from Texas who crossed the US border illegally arrived in the nation’s capital on Saturday.

The bus, carrying about 10 passengers, arrived near Union Station in Washington DC on Saturday morning. The passengers were dropped off in the same area as previous envoys — a few blocks from the Capitol and directly across from the city’s Central Station.

THIRD BUS OF MIGRANTS FROM TEXAS ARRIVES NEAR US CAPITOL

The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), a social service organization, arrived to support the migrants as they disembarked.

A fourth migrant bus from Texas arrived in Washington, DC, near the US Capitol on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
(Caitlin McFall/Fox News Digital)

The fourth Texas migrant bus arrives in DC near the United States Capitol

A fourth migrant bus from Texas arrived in Washington, DC, near the US Capitol on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
(Caitlin McFall/Fox News Digital)

CARECEN provided the group of migrants with food and water, then took them to Union Station to eat and use the restroom.

Buses full of migrants were an ongoing campaign by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who told reporters the White House had not taken the problem of illegal immigration to southern states seriously.

The fourth Texas migrant bus arrives in DC near the United States Capitol

A fourth migrant bus from Texas arrived in Washington, DC, near the US Capitol on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
(Caitlin McFall/Fox News Digital)

Texas began sending an undetermined number of buses en route to Washington, D.C., on April 8, following Abbott’s statement that Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) officials would transport migrants released into Texas communities to the nation’s capital.

the White House initially described it as a “publicity stunt”, with many assuming the governor would not follow through. The Friday bus was carrying about 30 migrants.

Abbott has been highly critical of the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis, saying the feds failed to properly assess the border situation.

The fourth Texas migrant bus arrives in DC near the United States Capitol

A fourth migrant bus from Texas arrived in Washington, DC, near the US Capitol on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
(Caitlin McFall/Fox News Digital)

The fourth Texas migrant bus arrives in DC near the United States Capitol

A fourth migrant bus from Texas arrived in Washington, DC, near the US Capitol on Saturday, April 16, 2022.
(Caitlin McFall/Fox News Digital)

During speech at a ceremony for a Texas Department of Security memorial, Abbott said more than 1.6 million people had illegally crossed the border into Texas in the past 15 months.

The legality of Abbott’s decision to send migrant buses to Washington, DC, however, remains in question. The 2012 Supreme Court In Arizona v. United States, established states could not develop their own immigration policies.

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Abbott’s transportation of illegal migrants to another region of the country is not unique. The federal government transported thousands of migrants across the country to different states by bus and plane, often without warning or public acknowledgment.

the Biden the administration recently resumed sending migrant charter flights to a suburban airport New York.

The effort, first highlighted in October by the New York Post, has reportedly picked up as illegal immigrants continue to pour into the country, according to a report of the Post on Friday.

Post staff ‘saw a group of teenage migrants get off an Avelo Airlines plane’ at the airport around 9:25 p.m. Thursday and ‘board three waiting buses which departed about 50 minutes later “, says the report.

Fox News’ Kyle Morris contributed to this report.

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