Skip to comments.Gov. Hochul says border ‘is too open’ and demands ‘limit’ on crossings as NY struggles with migrant crisis
Posted on 10/01/2023 11:56:22 AM PDT by DFG
New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul went on a rant Sunday against US border policies, demanding “a limit on who can come across” and more agents to capture illegal migrants.
“It is too open right now,” Hochul told CBS’s “Face the Nation” of the country’s southern border with Mexico — where a record-setting 260,000-plus migrants crossed over just last month.
“We want [Congress] to have a limit on who can come across the border. People coming from all over the world are finding their way through, simply saying they need asylum, and the majority of them seem to be ending up in the streets of New York, and that is a real problem for New York City,” the Democratic governor said.
“It’s in our DNA to welcome immigrants. But there has to be some limits in place,” Hochul said.
“Congress has to put more controls at the border,” she said. “Talk about eliminating positions for Border Patrol, well, we actually need to double or quadruple those numbers.”
Her comments come as New York City continues to grapple with the more than 110,000 migrants who have arrived in its care since the spring of last year.
Hochul has lobbied for state funds to help shelter and feed the wave of migrants, including to pay for a massive tent city erected on Manhattan’s Randall’s Island this summer.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has said the cost of housing and feeding the influx of migrants will likely hit $12 billion over three years, threatening scores of Big Apple services.
In August, Hochul blamed the White House for the migrant mess, saying President Biden needed to step up and provide more help as the state drowns in the migrant flood.
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Embrace your party’s SUCK!
Ain’t Liberalism great?
Keep sending then Abbott. And send some to DC and Delaware.
Not In My Back Yard!
Oh, that Babylon Bee gets me every single time...
Horse face loves illegals no?
The border is secure. She’ll be in big trouble with Mz. Malarkey.
“It’s in our DNA to welcome immigrants. But there has to be some limits in place,” Hochul said.Many Americans came from other countries with just that system (my dad and his family came in 1927 when he was three). There were strict limits on the number of people the USA would accept from other countries and you had to be healthy, employable, and have a sponsor.
It sounds like she wants to reopen Ellis Island. Good for her.
Boo effing hoo! In Texas we are getting more illegal aliens than that every two weeks. We got over 260,000 last month.
Clearly, Governor Abbot needs to be shipping more illegal aliens to New York.
The Republican house can stop this, but they are in on the grift.
She aint’ feeling any pain yet..just minor discomfort. Double, triple down and double it again...
Oh my. This is only a fraction of what Texas has had to endure.
Shes a liar. She only says this because its affecting NY negatively.
Get Used to it Kathy.
The Feds (nearly all in your party and half of the Republicans) WANT it this way, and want it to get even worse. And there are some Democrat Border State Governors that welcome the crime and chaos too, even though their states have to deal with ten, twenty times as much of it as you do.
THIS is what your party stands for.
Patience, Kathy. Patience. These “migrants” pouring over the border and into NYC are here for a good cause: the establishment of your globalist, democRAT, Thousand Year Reich. These aliens will soon be anointed citizens and will happily exchange their votes for a continual flow of free stuff.
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