San Diego Declares Crisis Over Thousands Of Migrants Released By Feds

  • The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to designate a humanitarian crisis in response to a surge of thousands of undocumented immigrants entering the city, facilitated by the federal government.
  • County officials reported that over the past two weeks, more than 8,100 migrants have arrived in the region, as outlined in the San Diego Union Tribune. A significant number of these migrants have been released onto the streets of San Diego by the U.S. government, according to the Wall Street Journal.
  • Supervisor Jim Desmond and Chair Nora Vargas introduced the declaration, which would grant the county the authority to request additional funding from the federal government to address the critical situation.
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