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Alone Star State: Biden Admin Looks to Push Migrant Crisis Back on Texas; Report

  |   By Lou Dobbs Staff

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According to a report from The Los Angeles Times, the Biden Administration is considering forcing families who entered the U.S. illegally to remain near the border in Texas during vetting of their asylum applications.

A record-breaking 91,000 families reportedly crossed from Mexico into the U.S. in August.

From Newsmax:

By tracking and limiting their travels within the rest of the country, the administration aims to be able to more  quickly deport those families that fail asylum screenings, per the Times report. Officials also see it as a potential deterrent, per the Times.

The impetus for the program: that rounding up families to arrest and deport in the interior of the country is difficult, the Times reported.

Federal officials would track the migrants with GPS monitoring devices and work with local organizations to house them while they wait for their hearing, according to the Times. Other border states, not just Texas, are also being considered.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott calls the idea a “scam.”

“Biden considers forcing migrant families to remain in Texas. This scam was tried years ago & was shot down by a judge. We will send Biden the same swift justice. And, we will add even more buses of migrants to Washington D.C.”