Upending the Rightwing Stunt of Busing Migrants to Sanctuary Cities
FEATURING LINDSAY TOCZYLOWSKI - The state of Texas has been sending hundreds of migrants by bus to Los Angeles in what appears to be a political stunt. This past Sunday, L.A. received the 12th bus from Texas since mid-June. Immigrant rights organizations who are receiving the migrants, say there were 11 families hailing from Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Russia, and that about half the bus’s occupants were children. The goal of Republican governors like Texas’ Greg Abbott seems to be to force cities that have declared themselves “Sanctuary cities,” to disavow their compassionate stand of welcoming migrants. The opposite seems to have happened.
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