The Biden administration is struggling to get control of the escalating crisis at the border as bipartisan criticism of its handling of the problem intensifies. The stunning video of 10-15,000 migrants detained under a bridge went viral earlier this week, exposing the latest incident.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas faced tough questions from Republican senators on Capitol Hill on Tuesday over the migrant crisis.
“How many people have been returned, how many have been detained, and how many have been dispersed to all points around America?” asked Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI).
“Senator I would be pleased to provide you with that data,” replied Mayorkas.
“I want them now – why don’t you have that information now,” pressed Johnson.
More than 14,000 migrants have surged the border in just one spot in Texas over the past week. Many are from Haiti, fleeing massive earthquake devastation and political violence. They’ve been rounded up into an outdoor detainment camp under a bridge.
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