Whereas in El Paso and McAllen, Mayorkas plans to satisfy with native legislation enforcement, Homeland Safety staff and immigration advocates concerning the nation’s migrant crisis, KFOX 14 in El Paso reported.
Neither President Biden nor Vice President Kamala Harris are scheduled to accompany Mayorkas to the border. Biden put Harris in control of the disaster final month and though she stated in late March she would go to the border “sooner or later” no journey has been publicly scheduled.
Mayorkas’ scheduled go to additionally follows Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s name Wednesday for a San Antonio migrant housing facility to be shuttered amid allegations that some youngsters dwelling there have been sexually assaulted.
Mayorkas took a tough line on border safety whereas talking with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) staff final week, in line with the Washington Instances. He stated he would battle sanctuary cities that don’t adjust to the company and needs to see a rise in deportations for unlawful crossings.
He stated he’s additionally contemplating filling in “gaps” within the border wall regardless of the Biden administration halting development of certainly one of former President Trump’s signature undertakings, the Times reported.
The Biden administration faces a continuing border crisis with a migrant surge that has led to photographs of migrant youngsters packed at over-capacity amenities and households being launched into the U.S.
This will probably be Mayorkas’ third journey to the world, KFOX 14 reported.
Fox Information’ Evie Fordham contributed to this report.