“I feel that it’s the fault of the president,” 한 현지인이 Fox News에 말했습니다.. 이민자 “그들은 미국 시민이 될 것이라고 대통령이 약속했다고 느꼈다.,” 한 현지인이 Fox News에 말했습니다..
만큼 15,000 migrants recently crossed the U.S.’ southern 경계 and gathered under the Del Rio International Bridge.
Some residents felt the Biden administration has not done enough to stop the surge in 이민자 arriving at their border.
“They’ve done nothing, 영, zilch,” Diane, a local who lives right on the border, 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.
로라, who grew up in Del Rio, said she felt the Biden administration took a long time to handle the situation.
“It’s been mounting bit by bit,” 그녀는 폭스 뉴스에 말했다. “It’s not just a thing that happened over the course of one week.”
But some felt the 바이든 administration was placed in a difficult spot, given the large number of migrants.
“When you get 10, 12,000 people together like that, it’s hard to handle it anyway,” Miguel Chavez, a local restaurant owner, 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.
“It was so many people. I think they did a great job,” Lulu, manager of Church’s Chicken in Del Rio, 폭스 뉴스에 말했다.
Del Rio residents also felt more attention needed to be placed on their own community before helping immigrants.
“We need to take care of our own people … our poor people … our vets,” Diane told Fox News, adding that she had to install security cameras and lights to her home since immigrants often cross into her yard.
Chavez told Fox News he welcomed immigrants but that the recent surge was too many.
“네, I welcome immigrants, but not to that point. It’s hard being here as it is,” Chavez said. “I see their problems and I try to feel for them, but we have our own problems.”
Erika Mouynes, the foreign minister of Panama, where many immigrants pass through before traveling through 멕시코 미국으로, told Axios last week she believes that as many as 60,000 migrants were headed to the U.S.