Most asylum seekers passing through San Antonio have been from Central America. Now, Congolese migrants need help finding a final destination.
The migrant-support funds received unanimous approval from City Council, but not without debate by Council members.
Council unanimously approved $141,000 – some of it contingent on private donations – to help the thousands of asylum-seekers passing through San Antonio.
Commentary: A proposal by the Trump administration to revoke employment authorization for H-4 visa holders will hurt employers.
A letter from two leading San Antonio business groups said border crossing delays of seven to 10 hours are having a ripple effect on the economy.
A former U.S. ambassador to Honduras suggests policy changes to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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.
Even with common-sense solutions, the issue of border security cannot be addressed without addressing the need for immigration reform.
I’m grateful for a stranger’s help in getting into college but outraged that other young people like me were forgoing their dreams due to bad information.