马约卡斯说德尔里奥桥下的海地移民没有接受 COVID-19 检测

马约卡斯被问及拜登政府对标题的使用 42 为迅速驱逐来到边境的移民而部署的公共卫生保护措施, 以 COVID-19 大流行为理由. Mayorkas stressed that it was a public health measure to protect the population and the migrants themselves and not an immigration measure.

OFFICIALS SAY AS MANY AS 30,000 MIGRANTS FLOODED DEL RIO, ALL HAVE BEEN CLEARED FROM CAMP

When asked how many of the predominantly Haitian migrants who were camped out under the bridge in packed conditions tested positive for the virus, Mayorkas said he didn’t know.

We did not test that population of individuals,” Mayorkas said. “We do not know, I do not know, I should say if I may be perfectly accurate, I do not know if anyone was sick with COVID. We certainly had some people get sick, not with COVID to my knowledge and we addressed their illnesses.

He said that the U.S. had surged 150 medical personnel to deal with the health issues the migrants may have had and that medical facilities were set up in the area.

Mayorkas said that up to 30,000 people were encountered in Del Rio since Sept. 9 and that as many as 15,000 were concentrated there at one time.

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Approximately 12,400 individuals are expected to have their cases heard by an immigration judge to decide whether they will be allowed to remain in the U.S.

另一个 8,000 have chosen to return to Mexico, while an estimated 5,000 migrants are being processed by DHS, which will determine whether they will be deported or placed in an immigration processing center, Mayorkas said. 只要 2,000 have been deported.

Migrants continue to be expelled under the CDC’s Title 42 authority,” Mayorkas said. “标题 42 is a public health authority and not an immigration policy.

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