Cruz presents a bill to create treatment centers for immigrants “where the democratic elites organize their cocktails”
FIRST ON FOX: Senator Ted cruz, R-Texas, introduced a bill to bring treatment centers to illegal immigrants where the “democratic elites organize their cocktails”.
Fox News exclusively obtained a press release announcing Cruz’s new bill, the Stop the Surge of Unsafe Rio Grande Encampments (SURGE) Act.
Cruz lambasted President Biden and his administration for “voluntarily ceding the southern border of the United States to dangerous criminal cartels” without any “thought given to southern Texas border communities like McAllen and Del Rio”, which face full force of the border crisis. .
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“That’s why I’m presenting today this crucial legislation to alleviate the massive overload on the southern border by establishing new ports of entry into Democrat-led communities such as North Hero, Vermont, where Bernie Sanders spends his summers. , and Martha’s Vineyard, where the Democrat elites have their cocktails, ”Cruz wrote.
The Texas senator noted that while DC Democrats “were to endure even a fraction of the suffering” faced by “families, ranchers and small businesses” in South Texas, “US laws on immigration would be enforced, the wall would be built and the policy of remaining in Mexico would be reapplied. “
Cruz also urged his colleagues “on both sides of the aisle to stop ignoring the plight of South Texas communities and to act quickly to end this horrific humanitarian crisis.”
“My Democratic colleagues organized a hearing after hearing about the amnesty and the federalization of the elections while completely ignoring the crisis on our southern border,” Cruz said in the statement. “From my time in the field this year in Laredo and Del Rio, it has been abundantly clear that President Biden has all but abandoned our border patrol officers and processing facilities, and left the communities of Texas to fend for themselves. “
“President Biden and the Democrats must mobilize to defend our southern border and support our heroic customs and border protection officials,” he added.
The Stop the SURGE law would open 13 new immigration processing centers in different communities across the country, such as Martha’s Vineyard, Governor’s Island in New York and Palo Alto, California.
In addition, the bill would “require that all illegal aliens encountered in the border patrol areas in Texas be transferred to these new ports for treatment” and “would require isolated communities to help shoulder the burden of their immigration policies. ‘opening of preferred borders,’ according to the press. Release.
Cruz strongly criticized the management by the Biden administration of the crisis on the southern border.
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The Texas Republican has challenged ‘squad’ queen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DN.Y., to ‘cry in front of Biden’s cages’ as the southern border crisis continues to rage in a exclusive interview with Fox News last month.
“I challenge each one of them: I challenge Biden, I challenge Harris, I challenge AOC, who had a famous photo of her pretending to cry in front of a cage with children,” said Cruz. “Now go down to Biden’s cages, which are bigger and fuller.”
“Let’s see AOC cry in front of Biden’s cages. Let’s see Joe Biden or Kamala Harris or [White House press secretary] Jen Psaki says “there is no border crisis” as we stand in front of Biden’s cages, “the senator continued.
“They lie and they rely on the media to cover their lies, and it’s incredibly cynical and it’s wrong,” he added.
Houston Keene is a reporter for Fox News Digital. You can find him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.