El Paso officials and local nonprofits are approaching a breaking point in the huge border city as federal immigration authorities release thousands of migrants. Approximately 1,700 migrants were released from U.S. Border Patrol facilities on Wednesday, according to statistics from the City of El Paso.
Officials in Philadelphia are getting ready to receive busloads of migrants from Texas if Gov. Greg Abbott chooses Philadelphia as the next stop for migrants who are bused to sanctuary cities run by Democrats. Kevin Lessard, a spoke person for Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney, told Axios that the city is making a list of resources in case people looking for safe refuge end up in Philadelphia.