Chicago Mayor Begs Texas Governor To Stop Busing Illegal Immigrants, by Ryan Morgan

It’s hard to work up any sympathy for immigrant sanctuary cities that have been overwhelmed by . . . immigrants. From Ryan Morgan at The Epoch Times via

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks with the press after casting her ballot at an early voting location in Chicago on Feb. 20, 2023. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Outgoing Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot sent a letter to Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday asking him to stop sending any more illegal immigrants from the southern border to her city.

We simply have no more shelters, spaces, or resources to accommodate an increase of individuals at this level, with little coordination or care, that does not pose a risk to them or others,” Lightfoot’s letter reads.

For months, Abbott has been sending busloads of illegal immigrants from the border areas in Texas to other states as a means of raising awareness to the number of migrants arriving at the border daily and President Joe Biden’s response to record high illegal border crossings. Abbott has primarily sent these buses to self-described “sanctuary cities” like Chicago, which have historically refused to cooperate with federal immigration authorities that might arrest or deport illegal immigrants.

Lightfoot’s office learned that the Abbott administration would resume sending buses of illegal immigrants to Chicago beginning on Monday, May 1.

Lightfoot has bristled at the strategy, calling Abbott “racist” and begging him to stop after his administration began sending them to her city last summer. At one point, Lightfoot’s administration began placing many of those same illegal immigrants who arrived in her city onto buses to neighboring communities.

In her Sunday letter, Lightfoot once again begged Abbott to stop sending them to Chicago.

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One response to “Chicago Mayor Begs Texas Governor To Stop Busing Illegal Immigrants, by Ryan Morgan

  1. Viva Ramon Mercader

    Will there be enough free gibs for all of the victims on the CPUSA totem pole?
    There is no shirking the collective Chiraq comrades, take in all future lifetime CPUSA voters without complaint.
    Forward! Si se puede!


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