Eagle Pass Besieged By Migrants, Declares State of Emergency - Eagle Pass Business Journal

Sep 22, 2023 View Original Article
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  • Policy Leaning

    14% Somewhat Conservative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

55% : Simultaneously, the U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Laredo Sector announced its decision to temporarily close the City of Eagle Pass International Bridge No. 1 to vehicular traffic only effective Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 6 p.m. while leaving the bridge open to pedestrian traffic.
52% : CBP, however, did announce that Eagle Pass International Bridge No. 2, called the Camino Real Bridge, will remain open 24 hours, seven days a week to all forms of traffic, including vehicular, commercial vehicles and trucks, buses, motorcycles, and pedestrians.Mexico's Ferromex railroad company announced on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, that it was temporarily suspending the operation of 60 different trains that travel to the U. S.-Mexico border since many of these migrants utilize their freight trains to travel from southern Mexico to the U. S.-Mexico border.
51% : The Eagle Pass Border Coalition, a non-profit group, advocates for border security without cruelty and that the human and legal rights of all migrants be respected and treated with dignity.
50% : The U. S. Border Patrol and other law enforcement agencies were caught by surprise with the mass influx of migrants in one single day, but quickly reacted to the challenge and began detaining, separating, and transporting the migrants to a federal migrant processing center located 12 miles north of Eagle Pass, Texas on U. S. Highway 277 at an old Army Air Field called the Radar Base by locals.
49% : I hereby do grant permission to members of law enforcement or those working with them, who are enforcing this prohibition and all other laws of the state of Texas to be on the premises described and will have the authority to remove anyone present without the authorization in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas."

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