Citing a decline in the number of migrants passing through San Antonio, city officials announced the migrant resource center will close Friday.
The federal government has released guidelines on how to receive reimbursement for migrant-related expenses, but no cities can apply yet.
San Antonio was not targeted for “immigrant raids” over the weekend, but local activists continued a push to educate immigrants on their rights.
Commentary: San Antonio opening its arms to migrants in need is not the story InfoWars came to tell when its personnel arrived in the city.
City staff and volunteers assisted around 250 migrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, and Angola in the last week.
Commentary: San Antonio welcomes Central American asylum-seekers, offering them rest and resources before they continue their journeys.
Council unanimously approved $141,000 – some of it contingent on private donations – to help the thousands of asylum-seekers passing through San Antonio.
Local nonprofit organizations always help migrants passing through San Antonio. The recent increase in number led the City to step in as well.
With a backlog of 860,000 cases in the immigration court system, many of the people not held in detention don’t get a hearing for “four to five years,” said U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Laredo Democrat.
Catholic Charities USA delivered checks totaling $2 Million to several Texas Catholic Charities for emergency relief due to Hurricane Harvey