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TX (Abbott) bussing immigrants to Chicago, NY, DC (Original Post) live love laugh Sep 2022 OP
$1,400 per migrant gab13by13 Sep 2022 #1
Not just that, it drums up hate in DC NY sand IL mucifer Sep 2022 #2
As a NYer, I'd say lots of those people would end up in NY anyway. This just gives them a ride. Scrivener7 Sep 2022 #3
Fingers crossed Chicago will welcome them, too. But racism is bad mucifer Sep 2022 #4
They should swear them in as citizens, register them to vote as Democrats, and send back to TX. kentuck Sep 2022 #5
Ha! Very good! Scrivener7 Sep 2022 #6
✔️✔️✔️ live love laugh Sep 2022 #9
This is actually very good for the immigrants hack89 Sep 2022 #7
There's a campaign ad in there somewhere. Hermit-The-Prog Sep 2022 #10
No matter what Biden (or any Democrat) does Mad_Machine76 Sep 2022 #8

mucifer

(23,658 posts)
2. Not just that, it drums up hate in DC NY sand IL
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 08:32 AM
Sep 2022

I know the nazi running against Governor Pritzker will use it. He still doesn’t have a chance. But the state legislature and the state Supreme Court are in play in IL and drumming up hate does often work.

Scrivener7

(51,106 posts)
3. As a NYer, I'd say lots of those people would end up in NY anyway. This just gives them a ride.
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 08:38 AM
Sep 2022

If the bus is nice for them, I'm all for it.

Unlike Texas, apparently, we're not afraid of Latinos here.

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
5. They should swear them in as citizens, register them to vote as Democrats, and send back to TX.
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 08:48 AM
Sep 2022

That would be one idea.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
7. This is actually very good for the immigrants
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 09:43 AM
Sep 2022

the asylum courts in Texas reject nearly 80% of all cases. The rejection rate in the DC court is about 20%.

So Abbott is actually making it easier for these immigrants to stay in America - which is a good thing.

Mad_Machine76

(24,471 posts)
8. No matter what Biden (or any Democrat) does
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 10:43 AM
Sep 2022

it will never be enough unless they basically adopt the same cruel measures that Trump and Miller supported but maybe not even then. The funny part is that the GOP has been putting out lots of tweets about how successful Biden has been at securing the border, albeit unintentionally.

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